All posts by Sheldon Wiebe

Ichigo Kurosaki Is Back In Bleach Set 3!

In the popular anime series, Bleach (based on the hit manga by Tite Kubo), for as long as he can remember, Ichigo Kurosaki has been able to see ghosts. But when he meets Rukia, a Soul Reaper who battles evil spirits known as Hollows, his life is changed forever.

Now, with a newfound wealth of spiritual energy, Ichigo discovers his true calling – to protect the world of the living and the dead as a Substitute Soul Reaper.

Bleach Set 3 – containing episodes 56-83 – finds Soul Reaper fighting Soul Reaper; Yoruichi battles her former subordinate Soi Fon;  Ichigo struggles to survive his own fight with Captain Byakuya, and more.

Bleach Set 3 will be avialable on Blu-ray on October 24th.

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Big Hero 6 Series Launches with Baymax Returns!

Big Hero 6 key art courtesy of Disney XD.

Disney XD’s Big Hero 6 launches with the primetime TV movie Baymax Returns on Monday, November 20th (8/7C).

Set in the fictional city of San Fransokyo, “Baymax Returns” explores the moment after Hiro believes that his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax is lost in the portal forever and discovers the chip his brother Tadashi designed to create Baymax.

Big Hero 6: The Series will then premiere in early 2018.

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Freeform Proposes Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings!

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings – Photo by Richard Harbaugh/courtesy of Freeform.

Freeform has announced an seven-episode order for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings – a show that would take viewers behind the scenes of some of the most epic, most romantic engagements and weddings at  Disney Destinations around the globe.

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings will premiere in Spring 2018.

FREEFORM GETS HITCHED TO ‘DISNEY’S FAIRY TALE WEDDINGS,’ NETWORK GREENLIGHTS SEVEN NEW EPISODES OF UNSCRIPTED SERIES TO PREMIERE SPRING 2018

Freeform, Disney’s young adult television and streaming network, today announced a seven-episode series order for “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” from executive producers Ann Lewis Roberts, Simon Lythgoe and Jenny Daly, in partnership with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. Premiering in spring 2018, each hour-long episode will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most spectacular weddings and engagements at Disney Destinations around the globe. From a sun-drenched holiday proposal at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, to a winter wonderland wedding at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, viewers will be guests from the start of each couple’s “happily ever after” journey.

“We are creating one of the most beautiful shows in the world with ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ and Disney Parks & Resorts, where they make couples’ dreams come true,” said executive producer Ann Lewis Roberts, “making a couple’s fantasy into a reality by transforming their wedding into an event more magical and spectacular than they could have ever imagined.”

On the heels of the breakout special that aired in May 2017, “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” garnered nearly three million views across linear and digital, making it Freeform’s highest-rated unscripted TV special to date.

“Continuing on the success of Freeform’s ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ summer special, we are continuing to invest in our relationship with the ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ team to bring magic and spirit to viewers everywhere,” said Kary McHoul, senior vice president, Programming & Development, Unscripted, Freeform. “We can’t wait to make wedding dreams come true with the most epic wedding planning team in the world.”

“The ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ team is honored to provide another behind-the-scenes glimpse into our Disney wedding planning services, share our unique fairy tale wedding locations, and connect viewers with our couples’ personal love stories,” said Korri McFann, marketing director for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons.

“Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” is a T Group Productions, Roberts Media, and Legacy Productions production and executive produced by Ann Lewis Roberts, Simon Lythgoe, and Jenny Daly.

About Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons is an evolving business offering wedding experiences and expert advice that has been making wedding and honeymoon dreams come true for over 25 years. The brand is based on fantasy, global wedding planning services and the desire to make wedding dreams a reality.

About T Group Productions

Based in Los Angeles and led by Jenny Daly, T Group Productions develops, sells and produces across all genres for broadcast and cable networks, both domestically and internationally, as well as digital platforms.  Since its launch in 2010, the company has produced over 50 series, specials and pilots including over 100 episodes of Mystery Diners (Food), Storage Hunters (truTV), A Wicked Offer (CW), Hollywood and Football (E!) among many more.  The company’s current slate includes Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour (A&E), Return of the Mac (Pop), 24 to Life (LMN), Build it Like Bendrick (DIY), I Catfished My Kid (TLC), Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings (Freeform) among many more.  The company also has co-production partnerships with award-winning producers Ann Roberts of Roberts Media and Simon Lythgoe of Legacy Productions as well as Jack Osbourne’s Osbourne Media, Sunshine Sach’s sister company Madica Productions and Beth Greenwald of Wax World Media.

WWE #13 To Feature Samoa Joe!

Samoa Joe – Photo courtesy of WWE.

WWE Superstar Samoa Joe makes his comics debut in WWE #13 – where he teams up with writer Michael Kingston and artist Michel Mulipola to tell the behind the scenes story of how he first joined Monday Night RAW.

Covers will be created by Dan Mora (main), with variant covers by Adam Riches, Brent Schoonover and Adam X Vass

WWE #13 will be on sale in January 2018.

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Cute Visitor from Another Dimension, Tentacle Kitty Gets Her Own Coloring Book!

Tentacle Kitty, or “Pink One” as she was called in her tribe, is a kitty from another dimension that happens to have tentacles. After a series of unfortunate events, she is trapped on Earth trying to find a way home. Armed with ten tentacles, an adventurous spirit, and new friends, what could go wrong?

Dark Horse presents the Tentacle Kitty Coloring Book – featuring the cutest visitor from another dimension ever.

Tentacle Kitty Coloring Book is on sale May 30, 2018, and is available for pre-order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local comic shop.

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Oh, Look! It’s Another Music Competition! The Four: Battle for Stardom!

FOX is teaming up with iHeartMedia for a new music competition – The Four: Battle for Stardom. The show will begin with the four finalists battling to hold their positions on the show against all comers.

FOX will work with iHeartMedia, with its more than a quarter billion monthly listeners in the U.S., to support auditions, assist in the search for talent and boost the careers of artists throughout the run of the competition.

As part of the grand prize, the winner will also be part of iHeartMedia’s coveted “On the Verge” artist development program.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Ultimate Manga – The Berserk Official Guidebook – Is Coming!

Kitaro Miura’s epic Berserk saga – one of the most popular and longest-running seinen series ever published in North America – is getting a 200-page volume dedicated to providing a roadmap to the sprawling Berserk universe.

If it’s in the manga or anime series, it will be covered in The Berserk Official Guidebook – on digital/in stores and comic shops on March 18, 2018.

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It Is a Fearlful Thing Trailer: Godless!

When Roy Goode – a member of Frank Griffin’s gang – seeks to hide out in isolated mining town La Belle, New Mexico, he finds help from tough widow Alice Fletcher.

When Griffin heads their way, the town – governed mostly by women – bands together against him.

Godless premieres on Netflix on November 22nd.

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Not Crazy – Just Alienated from Their True Nature Trailer: The Alienist!

The Alienist – Sara Howard (Dakota Fanning), Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl) and John Moore (Luke Evans) – Photo courtesy of TNT.

Set in 1896 amidst a backdrop of vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation, The Alienist opens when a series of haunting, gruesome murders of boy prostitutes grips New York City.

Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and newspaper illustrator John Moore are asked to investigate – joined by the strong-willed secretary Sara Howard, who wants to be New York’s first female detective.

Based on the novel by Caleb Carr, The Alienist premieres on January 22nd.

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Reporter’s Work Ignored By Police! Reporter Elena Abbott Forges On!

Abbott #1 Main cover by Taj Tenfold

Imagine Carl Kolchak as a female reporter of color – covering the crime beat in 1972 Detroit – and you’d have Elena Abbott.

Abbott’s investigation of a series of grisly crimes (that the police have ignored – sound familiar?) leads to a dark magical force that was responsible for the death of her husband a decade earlier.

Written by Saladin Ahmed (Marvel’s Black Bolt, The Crescent Moon Kingdoms novels) and artist Sami Kivelä (Black Mask’s Beautiful Canvas), Abbott #1 will be available in print and digital, in January, 2018.

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised Trailer: Black Panther!

Marvel’s Black Panther – Okoye (Danai Guirara),T’Challa (Chadewick Boseman) and Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) – Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

Following the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, T’challa returns home to Wakanda to succeed his father as king of the small, isolated, technologically advanced African nation.

When an old enemy appears, he must learn for himself the power of the Black Panther.

Black Panther opens on February 16, 2018.

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