Ben Affleck’s ‘AIR’ to Hit Theaters Ahead of Prime Video Debut

AIR directed by Ben Affleck, from Amazon Studios, Skydance Sports, Mandalay Pictures, and the first project from Affleck and Matt Damon’s Artists Equity, will receive a wide global theatrical release in advance of its premiere on Prime Video.

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Watch the ‘Bugs Bunny Builders’ Ring in the Lunar New Year

This weekend, we welcome the Year of the Rabbit as half the globe celebrates Lunar New Year. Fittingly, Bugs Bunny and friends are ready for the spotlight with a stacked slate featuring a Lunar New Year celebration short on Cartoonito, new episodes of Bugs Bunny Builders and HBO Max’s Looney Tunes Cartoons, plus the launch of Tiny Toons Looniversity later this year.

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Proximity Media’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Podcast Returns

Hot off the news of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s Disney+ debut, Proximity Media has announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Wakanda Forver: The Official Black Panther Podcast will return with new episodes weekly starting on January 18.

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HCA Film Awards to Honor Angela Bassett, Rian Johnson, and ‘RRR’

It has been an incredible year for films. And I think most would agree with us that among the many highlights from this year have been the absolute joys of viewing three of the finest movies to come out in the past year: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Glass Onion, and the outstanding RRR. And this year, the Hollywood Critics Association is going to recognize the efforts of the folks who brought these films to life in their 6th Annual HCA Film Awards: legendary actress Angela Bassett, master storyteller Rian Johnson, and the entire cast and crew of the amazing RRR.

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Hunter Gorinson Named President and Publisher of Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group

Earlier this week we had a chance to talk to some of our friends at Lion Forge about their highly anticipated animated series adaptation of Iyanu: Child of Wonder. And today the company has made a whopper of an announcement as former Boom Studios-exec Hunter Gorinson has joined the team as President and Publisher of the Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates to Host Official ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Podcast from Proximity Media

No stranger to the world of Wakanda, National Book Award-winning author, journalist, and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Ta-Nehisi Coates will be making his first foray into podcasting with Wakanda Forver: The Official Black Panther Podcast launching this Thursday, November 3.

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Disney Animation Immersive Experience Launches this December

Walt Disney Studios Animation and Lighthouse Immersive Studios — the same production company behind the Immersive Van Gogh experience, among other light-projected shows — have announced that they would be teaming up to launch the Disney Animation Immersive Experience.

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Under Armour’s Project Rock x ‘Black Adam’ Performance Wear is Now Available

With only two weeks until “the hierarchy of power in the DC Universe” changes with the release of Black Adam, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC have revealed a most electrifying assortment of related merch, including the launch of Under Armour’s highly anticipated Black Adam collab under Dwayne Johnson’s Project Rock performance brand.

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Here’s All the Details on Lifetime’s ‘Santa Bootcamp’

Lifetime is adding EGOT award winner Rita Moreno and returning favorite Marissa Jaret Winokur to their 2022 “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” slate! They will be starring in Santa Bootcamp with Emily Kinney and Justin Gaston. Directed by Melissa Joan Hart, it will also mark a holiday reunion for her and Winokur after previously being in A Very Nutty Christmas together.

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Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening Reunite for Lifetime’s ‘Reindeer Games Homecoming’

Lifetime is giving Grey’s Anatomy fans a special reunion: Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening in Reindeer Games Homecoming! Drew not only stars in the film, which is part of the network’s 2022 “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” slate, but serves as executive producer and writer as well.

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Action Figure Fans Can Collect Themselves with Hasbro Selfie Series

Hasbro just announced an awesome new way to collect action figures called Hasbro Selfie Series! Launching exclusively on the Hasbro Pulse Mobile App this fall, the custom offering allows fans to create a collector-grade 6-inch action figure in their likeness based on fan-favorite character costume designs from G.I. Joe, Ghostbusters, Power Rangers, Marvel, and Star Wars.

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Camp McDonald’s Celebrates Summer with Deals, Collabs, and Concerts

McDonald’s decided to celebrate the summer with its first-of-its-kind virtual experience, Camp McDonald’s via their app. For 27 days, starting July 5, fans will be treated to an epic lineup of food deals, menu hacks, merch collabs, and virtual concerts by popular artists, including blackbear (July 10), Omar Apollo (July 17), BIBI (July 24), and our headliner, Kid Cudi (July 31).

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Nacelle Company Launches Vice TV Doc Series with ‘Icons Unearthed: Star Wars’

The Nacelle Company — the studio behind Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us and Disney+’s Behind The Attraction — has announced Icons Unearthed, a new documentary series that will focus on some of the biggest pop culture franchises in history. The first topic of the series will be none other than the Star Wars Universe.

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HBO Max Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of ‘The Wire’

Fresh on the heels of the finale of We Own This City, HBO is commemorating David Simon’s original and uncompromising look into corruption and policing in Baltimore, The Wire, two decades after it transformed the television landscape forever.

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Carlos Pacheco Homages Superman in ‘La Borinqueña’ Variant Cover

Somos Arte just announced the third printing of La Borinqueña #2 will feature a variant cover illustrated by Carlos Pacheco — with colors by Emilio Lopez — that will be an homage to his iconic Superman #654 (2006) cover.

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Pixar Releasing ‘Elemental’ in Summer 2023

Pixar’s success is built on its original storytelling. From their Toy Story flagship franchise all the way to Turning Red, audiences around the globe have seen the human experience through fantastical stories of the life of toys, monsters, and emotions. But the studio’s latest reveal teases they are going Elemental.

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Gold House Has Shared the 2022 A100 List and will Launch the First-Ever Gold Gala

Gold House — the leading Asian and Pacific Islander changemaker community that unites, invests in, and promotes API creative and companies — has announced its annual A100 List. The list recognizes the 100 APIs that have impacted American culture and society during the last year. Gold House has also revealed that for the first time ever, these honorees will be honored and celebrated in person!

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HBO Max Highlights AAPI Content and Announces Short Film Competition For May

Asian Pacific American (APA)/Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is approaching and that means we’re about to get more AAPI spotlights and movements coming out way.

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‘The Batman’ is Returning in Sequel Announced at CinemaCon

As we speak, Warner Bros. is currently flying through their slate of films at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. And right from the opening, they showed they weren’t playing around! Matt Reeves came out on stage, and together with the studio announced that they are moving forward with the next installment of The Batman.

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‘Bundle for Ukraine’ is a Stellar Deal to Support a Great Cause

Have you been looking for ways to help people in Ukraine? Do you also like playing interesting and unique games from indie developers? Then Necrosoft Games have the perfect bundle for you. The Bundle for Ukraine is a itch.io bundle hosted by Necrosoft Games with content from 732 creators containing over 1,000 games, tabletop RPGs, books, and soundtracks aimed at helping the people in Ukraine through this tumultuous time of Russian forces invading their country: all at the starting price of $10 with the option to give more for the goal of raising $2 million.  

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Spotify Launches Latest Edition of ‘Sound Up’

Spotify has launched the most recent edition of its “Sound Up” program. Much like The Nerds of Color, Spotify created the program as a way to give a voice to the underrepresented communities in society. Thus far the program has launched in 12 markets — including Japan, Italy, the U.S., U.S. Latinx, India, Mexico, Australia, Sweden, the U.K., Germany, Brazil, and Argentina. And paved the way for creators across all communities, including the Latino, African American, Asian, and LGBTQ communities, to create content on their platform.

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Boss Fight Announces ‘La Borinqueña’ Action Figures

In news we would normally have covered coming out of Toy Fair (which was canceled this year), Boss Fight Studio just announced a line of La Borinqueña action figures. This is just part of the first launch of action figures inspired by the team of superheroes created by Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, the Nitainos.

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