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  • 'Jem' creator sounds off about being shut out of film adaptation

    'Jem' creator sounds off about being shut out of film adaptation
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Last week, news that a live-action film version of "Jem and the Holograms" was in the works sent fans of the cartoon series and Hasbro’s line of dolls into an online frenzy. But one person not...
  • Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says

    Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says
    In a psychology lab at Oregon State University, 37 girls ages 4 to 7 have finally demonstrated what feminists have long warned: that playing with Barbie dolls drives home cultural stereotypes about a woman's place and suppresses a little girl's career...
  • Mattel to compete with Lego with $460 million Mega acquisition

    Mattel Inc. dominates the market for dolls with its Barbie, Monster High and American Girl brands. But now it also wants to play with blocks. The El Segundo giant is paying $460 million to buy Canadian construction toy company Mega Brands Inc. as it...
  • Mattel compra canadiense Mega Brands, busca competir con Lego

    Mattel Inc, el mayor fabricante de juguetes del mundo, adquirió la canadiense Mega Brands Inc en cerca de 460 millones de dólares para competir de mejor forma con la danesa Lego, líder en el floreciente mercado de bloques de construcción para niños....
  • 'The Lego Movie': Building a postmodern, tongue-in-cheek toy film

     'The Lego Movie': Building a postmodern, tongue-in-cheek toy film
    Early in the development of "The Lego Movie," Jill Wilfert, the executive who oversees Lego's licensing efforts in Southern California, had a question for her bosses at company headquarters in Denmark: Can we have a character die? "It wasn't something...
  • After 'Lego Movie' mania, more toy-based films are coming

    After 'Lego Movie' mania, more toy-based films are coming
    The monster success of "The Lego Movie," which took in $69.1 million over its opening weekend, has Hollywood scanning the aisles of toy stores, looking for the next hit.  In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children'...
  • Molding a Tiny Picasso

    Molding a Tiny Picasso
    The world is a child’s oyster, filled with unknown experiences and activities to explore. And with so many opportunities presented to a child, it’s difficult to know just what he or she will embrace. Sports, gymnastics, music lessons and...
  • 'My Little Pony Friendship is Magic' to Return for Fifth Season

    Twilight Sparkle and the rest of the "My Little Pony" corral are set to return for a fifth season of "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic." The Hub Network has ordered 26 episodes for season five of the hit Hasbro Studios animated series, slated to air in...
  • 'Jem and the Holograms' film gets its stars, releases first image

    'Jem and the Holograms' film gets its stars, releases first image
    Barely a month after revealing plans for a live-action film version of "Jem and the Holograms," producers have announced who will bring the sparkly, neon-haired glam rock band to life. “Nashville” actress Aubrey Peeples has been cast in...
  • 'Jem and the Holograms' announces main cast led by Aubrey Peeples

    'Jem and the Holograms' announces main cast led by Aubrey Peeples
    "Nashville" actress Aubrey Peeples is taking her musical skills to the big screen as Jem, the rock-star lead of "Jem and the Holograms," a live-action adaptation of Hasbro's popular 1980s animated series. Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau and Hayley...
  • Palmer Luckey’s Oculus Rift could be a virtual reality breakthrough

     
    The latest revolution in gaming may not be something related to in-home consoles or the much-hyped Google Glass. It may […]...