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VIZ Media To Release Four RWBY Manga Anthologies!

VIZ Media has acquired the rights to release four RWBY anthology manga beginning with Red Like Roses, which centers of Ruby Rose – to be released this summer.

A second anthology, featuring Weiss Schnee, will be released later this year.

Each of the four character-focused anthologies contain more than 15 short stories by different Japanese manga creators. Bonus messages are also included from the voice actors who play the featured characters in the animated series, along with additional notes from RWBY character designer, Ein Lee, and various anthology illustrators.

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And Now for Somthing Completely Different: Ghost Wine!

Dark Horse and Blakeslee Viney Vineyard Estate have partnered to release Ghost Wine – the 2015 Ghost Pinot Noir, to be exact.

The label for the wine is an Adam Hughes piece depicting Dark Horse’s ethereal character Ghost/Elisa Cameron.

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Starz To Air #ThatsHarrassment Film Camaign In Primetime!

Starz will air the six films that compose the #ThatsHarrassment campaign as a half-hour primetime special on Friday, January 26th (8:30/7:30C and 11/10C).

The films, which take place in various professional settings in which sexual harassment can occur, depict different scenarios where men in positions of power cross the line.

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Book-To-Film Featurette: Every Day!

In Every Day, a sixteen-year old girl named Rhiannon falls in in love with the mysterious A – who inhabits a different body each day.

Orion Pictures has released a behind the scenes look at how the movie was adapted from the bestselling novel by David Levithan.

Every Day will be in theaters on February 23rd.

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Reasonable Facsimilies Trailer: A Stupid and Futile Gesture!

A Supid and Futile Gesture – Modern Doug (Martin Mull) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

A Stupid and Futile Gesture is the story of Doug Kenney, the creator of National Lampoon.

The new trailer features Martin Mull – as Modern Doug – noting that the actors playing several key roles don’t look much like the originals – in that dry, slightly nasty manner that Mull has perfected over decades of comedy genius.

A Stupid and Futile Gesture premieres on Netflix on Friday, January 26th.

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NBC Kicks Off Sunday Night Family Viewing Programming with American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. The World and Timeless!

TIMELESS — “The War to End All Wars” Episode 201 — Pictured: (l-r) Abigail Spencer as Lucy Preston, Malcolm Barrett as Rufus Carlin, Matt Lanter Wyatt Logan — (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC)

NBC is setting out to create strong family-friendly viewing on Sundays – beginning with the annual three-hour American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. the World special on March 11th (7/6C).

Family viewing continues Sunday, March 18 with the second-season premiere of the hit alternative series “Little Big Shots,” hosted by Steve Harvey, and the debut of the Neil Patrick Harris-led gameshow “Genius Junior.” That will be followed by the second season premiere (by popular demand) of “Timeless,” whose 10-episode season will air each week at 10 p.m. Sundays.

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Stronger Than I Ever Was Trailer: A Wrinkle in Time!

A Wrinkle in Time – Meg Murray (Storm Reid) and Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

Meg Murray’s father has disappeared while working on a theory that could lead to instantaneous travel anywhere in the galaxy.

Meg, her brother Charles Wallace and new friend Calvin set out to find him in Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time.

A Wrinkle in Time will be in theaters on March 9th.

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You Weren’t In The Tank Trailer: Absentia!

Absentia centers on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Katic). While hunting one of Boston’s most notorious serial killers, Agent Byrne disappears without a trace and is declared dead. Six years later, Emily is found in a cabin in the woods, barely alive, and with no memory of the years she was missing. Returning home to learn her husband has remarried and her son is being raised by another woman, she soon finds herself implicated in a new series of murders.

An Amazon Original, Absentia – starring Stan Katic – premieres all ten episodes on Amazon Prime on February 2nd.

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One Last Lesson Trailer – As Star Wars Rebels Begin Run To Series Finale In February!

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Ian McDiarmid reprises his role as Emperor Palpatine as Star Wars Rebels begins its final episodes – and our favorite rebels race to rescue Hera.

The final episodes of Star Wars Rebels will unfold over three weeks, with two back-to-back episodes premiering every Monday night on Disney XD, until its epic 90-minute conclusion on MONDAY, MARCH 5 (8:30/7:30C).

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VIZ Media Announces Release Date for Terraformars on Home Video!

In the deep silence of space, the planet Mars hisses with death. On Earth, a mysterious virus is devastating the human race. To find a cure and give humanity a fighting chance of survival, a multinational team of genetically modified citizens must race to the Red Planet and uncover its secrets.

Based on the  manga series (rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers), illustrated by Kenichi Tachibana with story by Yu Sasuga, VIZ Media’s Terraformars will be released on home video on January 23rd.

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