JOIN THE FELLOWSHIP IN RUGRATS: THE LAST TOKEN FROM BOOM! STUDIOS04/18/19 @ 10:25 pm EST
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BOOM! Studios today announced the first-ever Rugrats original graphic novel RUGRATS: THE LAST TOKEN, about the babies’ journey to save the arcade from certain doom with the treasured last token, from writer Pranas T. Naujokaitis (Adventure Time) and artist Maurizia Rubino (Steven Universe) in stores November 2019. Join the Rugrats as they set off on a magical quest to battle monsters, hordes, and the pernicious influence of greed in the most epic adventure of all time!
Stu and Drew have taken the babies to the local arcade for a relaxing day of pizza and games but one does not simply walk into the Wizard Rat Pizza Parlor Fun Time. When the arcade’s token stock goes down to one, a frenzy breaks loose and darkness descends upon the arcade floor. Every child seeks the precious golden coin for their own game with no thought to the needs of all the children of Fun Time. It is up to Tommy, son of Stu, and his noble fellowship of Rugrats to guard the one token across the treacherous game room floor to the fabled volcano arcade machine, told to yield a stream of tokens if you win, in order to save the day.
Naujokaitis is an Ignatz Award-nominated writer who has worked for Boom! Studios on Adventure Time: Ice King and Uncle Grandpa in Uncle Grandpaland.
“One thing I always loved about Rugrats is how spot on they get it when showing how kids pretend when playing. I wanted to do a story that honored those playtimes but through the eyes of Tommy and the gang,” said Naujokaitis. “I am honored to get to put my own small personal stamp and work with characters that I loved when I was young enough (and small enough) to still be allowed inside those plastic tubes of my youth.”
Rubino is an illustrator of children’s books and comic books based in Milan. She was an artist for Steven Universe: Fusion Frenzy #1 from BOOM! Studios.
“I’m very excited to work on RUGRATS: THE LAST TOKEN. The story is super fun and full of references to classic fantasy stories, so it’s been a really interesting book to illustrate,” said Rubino. “I'm very happy to be the artist who has accompanied the babies on this amazing adventure!”
RUGRATS: THE LAST TOKEN, featuring a cover by Chrystin Garland (Steven Universe), is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning KaBOOM! imprint, home to comics for middle grade and younger readers, including licensed series such as Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Regular Show, Ben 10, and Over The Garden Wall, along with original series like Just Beyond: The Scare School by R.L. Stine and Kelly & Nichole Matthews, Hex Vet by Sam Davies, RuinWorld by Derek Laufman, and Pandora’s Legacy by Kara Leopard, Kelly & Nichole Matthews.
“This uproarious Rugrats adventure is a tip of the hat to one of my favorite genres, fantasy,” said Matthew Levine, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “Pranas and Maurizia have crafted a tale that weaves humor and action as the babies dream up some big fantasy and challenge themselves in a quest to rid the arcade of unhealthy competition. This is an epic Rugrats story unlike any we’ve done before! ”
Print copies of RUGRATS: THE LAST TOKEN will be available in November 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) , or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
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Geeks WorldWideD23: 'BLACK MIRROR' STAR WYATT RUSSELL WILL PLAY U.S. AGENT IN 'FALCON & THE WINTER SOLDIER'08/25/19 @ 5:49 pm EST
is reporting that Marvel’s classic shape-shifting anti-hero Werewolf by Night, aka Jack Russell, will soon make his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The site's sources weren’t clear on where Werewolf will first appear, but the freshly-announced Disney+ Moon Knight
series is a possibility since Moon Knight made his comics debut in Werewolf by Night
#32 and they have had strong ties ever since.
Werewolf also has major connections to Blade and Dracula, and with the former due to get his own solo MCU film soon, it wouldn’t be shocking to see him show up there.
GWW also reports a spin-off for Werewolf is a possibility, but whether as a TV series or film is unknown.
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MCU Exchange‘MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’ UNLEASHES FINAL SEASON TRAILER08/25/19 @ 5:42 pm EST
reports that Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes will soon face a threat unlike any other in their upcoming Disney+ series The Falcon & the Winter Soldier
in the form of John Walker aka the U.S. Agent. Black Mirror
star and Kurt Russell‘s son Wyatt Russell will play the not-so-evil version of Captain America.
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of U.S. Agent possibly appearing in the MCU. Just a few weeks back, a leak surfaced online saying that the character would appear in this very show.
This confirmation gives us an indication of just what the story might be. In the wake of Cap’s relinquishing of the shield and mantle formerly owned by the government, the powers that be are likely not too happy that they weren’t consulted on the matter. Their response? To create another Cap in their image.
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DISNEY+ SERIES ‘LOKI’ FINDS DIRECTOR IN ‘SEX EDUCATION’ HELMER KATE HERRON08/25/19 @ 5:32 pm EST
The final season trailer of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
was unveiled at Disney
's D23 exhibition this weekend, with a guarantee for some action-packed moments for fans.
The Marvel television flagship, seen on ABC, will end after its upcoming seventh season.
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ColliderTOM HOLLAND HITS DISNEY’S D23 EXPO DAYS AFTER MARVEL’S ‘SPIDER-MAN’ SPLIT: “IT’S BEEN A CRAZY WEEK”08/24/19 @ 4:36 pm EST
reports that forthcoming Disney+ series Loki
has found its director.
The series will see Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as Loki, the God of Mischief and baby brother of Thor (Chris Hemsworth), after he escaped from the Battle of New York in Avengers: Endgame
Director Kate Herron finally revealed in a tweet that she would be directing Loki.
“Secret is out! So happy to say I’m directing #Loki for@MarvelStudios,” Herron wrote. “It’s a privilege to continue his story, working with the superb @twhiddleston & @michaelwaldron. Also sorry to pals who guessed this was the secret job and I lied to your faces. Think Loki would approve though.”
Herron skimped on providing any other details about her involvement with the show, but that’s pretty much par for the course.
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Spider-Man: Far From HomeJAMIE FOXX AND TINA FEY TO LEAD PIXAR'S 'SOUL' AS CAST REVEALED08/24/19 @ 4:29 pm EST
star Tom Holland made an appearance at Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim today, just days after Disney and Sony’s standoff over the Spider-Man film franchise ended with Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige no longer being involved in it.
“It’s been a crazy week,” Holland said from the stage, “but I want you to know I am grateful from the bottom of my heart and I love you 3,000.”
Holland was there to promote Disney and Pixar’s Onward,
the upcoming animated film in which he stars with Jurassic World
and Guardians of the Galaxy
‘s Chris Pratt as teenage elf brothers who embark on a quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there. Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Octavia Spencer also star. (via Deadline
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DeadlineMARVEL CONFIRMS KIT HARINGTON FOR 'ETERNALS'08/24/19 @ 4:14 pm EST
reports that Pixar revealed Saturday at the D23 Expo that the animation studio’s new film Soul
will be toplined by Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey. The pic is set to be the second original Pixar film for 2020 after March’s Onward
, and it has a June 19, 2020 release date.
Directed by two-time Oscar winner Pete Docter, the film takes place between New York City and the cosmic realms. The tagline: Ever wonder where your passion, your dreams and your interests come from? What is it that makes you … you?”
The voice cast will also include Daveed Diggs, Phylicia Rashad and Questlove. The original score will come from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, with new music from Jon Batiste.
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'BLACK PANTHER' SEQUEL FILM SET FOR 2022 RELEASE08/24/19 @ 4:04 pm EST
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige at D23 has revealed that Kit Harington, who played Jon Snow for eight seasons on Game of Thrones
, has joined The Eternals
Harington will play Dane Whitman, who in the comics is the superhero Black Knight.
Harington is nominated for outstanding lead actor Emmy for the final season of Thrones
, which wrapped in May, and his former Thrones
co-star Richard Madden is among the cast of The Eternals
Feige brought out the cast of Eternals
, with Angelina Jolie getting a standing ovation. He confirmed Gemma Chan was joining the cast as Sersi. Chan appeared in the MCU earlier this year in Captain Marvel
as the Kree warrior Minn-Erva. (via THR
To see a look at the Eternals
cast on the D23 stage and in costume in stills behind them, click here
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Black Panther'STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER' CAST AT D23; NEW POSTER!08/24/19 @ 4:00 pm EST
director Ryan Coogler announced the release date of the much-anticipated follow-up film at D23 in Anaheim, Calif. Saturday.Black Panther 2
will hit theaters May 6, 2022.
“We’re not taking our time, we’re really trying to get it right,” Coogler said of the production schedule.
Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige said Coogler has delivered a treatment, complete with a villain and new title, though neither would give up those details.
The date will place Black Panther 2
as the furthest out announced Marvel film, between Thor: Love and Thunder
(Nov. 5, 2021) and an unannounced film slated for July 29, 2022 — although whether Marvel will keep that date, just two months after Black Panther 2
, is up in the air. (via Variety
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COMEDIAN STEVE AGEE JOINING JAMES GUNN'S 'SUICIDE SQUAD' GANG08/24/19 @ 3:51 pm EST
The cast of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
received a standing ovation as they took the stage at D23 in Anaheim Saturday. Filmmaker J.J. Abrams said the team was hard at work on a new trailer, but weren't quite ready, so they showed off a sizzle reel.
The footage included a fleet of dozens of star destroyers in the atmosphere of a planet. Rey (Daisey Ridley) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) appeared in a later scene, fighting on a downed ship in the middle of the ocean as waves crashed around them. The biggest crowd pleasing shot occurred at the end of the reel, with Rey wearing a dark hood, sporting a double lightsaber. The footage hasn't been released online.
The presentation also gave a first look at Keri Russell's mysterious character, who sports a helmet and a red suit. "She’s very cool and a little bit shady. She’s kind of a criminal, and an old friend of Poe’s," Russell said.
Oscar Isaac, who plays Poe, pretended to comfort his co-star John Boyega. (Online, fans have expressed a desire for the two to have a romantic relationship.) “We were young. Everyone was experimenting," said Isaac to Boyega, who pretended to be upset.
Abrams also spoke about the late Carrie Fisher, who will appear as Leia one last time via unused footage he shot while directing 2015's The Force Awakens
. He initially was not on board to direct Rise of Skywalker
, and after her death he noted she had thanked him in her 2016 book The Princess Diarist
for putting up with her "twice" as director. Abrams noted it must have been an intentional joke, as they had only worked together once. (via THR
New Rise of Skywalker
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reports that comedian Steve Agee is boarding Warner Bros.’ James Gunn-directed sequel The Suicide Squad.
Agee will reportedly provide the voiceover to super-villain King Shark, who is a humanoid. King Shark was created by Karl Kesel and made a brief cameo in Superboy
vol. 3, #0 (Oct. 1994) before making his first full appearance in Superboy
vol. 3, #9 (Nov. 1994). In the comics, when Superboy is assigned to the Suicide Squad to destroy the Silicon Dragons, King Shark gets hooked in to help.
Agee starred in Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
as Gef, one of the members of the Ravagers.