Rumor: Disney Says No More Slave Leia Merchandise. Ever.

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Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Newsarama is reporting that prompted by comments by Carrie Fisher in a recent interview for Interview Magazine in which she spoke out to upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley to “fight for your outfit” and not become the mere sex symbol she was forced to become in the original trilogy, comic artist J. Scott Campbell has confirmed that Disney […]

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Everything You Want To Know About Hasbro’s Media and Content Strategy

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Galen has been a member of the Allspark staff since 2007, has a background in project management, and leads children's charity fundraising efforts in our fan community.
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Adweek has an incredibly detailed article up which looks in-depth at Hasbro’s media and content business strategies, what has led them to huge success, and how they’re learning from missteps to find even greater success! It’s an honest look, including candid behind-the-scenes accounts from people who worked on The Hub, and should make any fan of Hasbro brands feel completely […]

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DuckTales to return in 2017! Woo-oo!

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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In news that will please many an 80s and 90s child, Disney has announced Scrooge McDuck, along with nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie and the rest of the gang, will be returning with new episodes of do bad and good luck tales in a new animated series in 2017.

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Star Wars Rebels: The Movie Premieres Tonight at 9PM EST, Second Season Ordered

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For those Star Wars fans going a bit stir crazy waiting for the next Star Wars cartoon, the wait is almost over! The first installment of the cartoon, done up as a TV movie, airs tonight at 9PM EST on Disney channel (if you miss it, it will re-air on Monday on Disney XD). As you’re watching, don’t worry about […]

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Transformers and Cars/Planes Mash-Up Shirts on Ript Apparel

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24-hour t-shirt site Ript Apparel now have three Transformers/Disney Cars & Planes shirt designs available for purchase. The first is Starscream, Thundercracker, and Skywarp in jet mode with Planes-style cockpiy eyes and helmets. The second is a tank Megatron crushing Hound with Cars-style eyes and mouths, and the last is Optimus Prime and Bumblebee also with Cars designs! Each t-shirt […]

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Hasbro Announces New Strategic Merchandising Relationship with Disney Consumer Products for Disney Princess and Frozen Properties Beginning in 2016

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Hasbro have made a major announcement today: Starting in 2016, they will have the license to release Disney Princess and Frozen toys and merchandise, including dolls which have always been a weak point for Hasbro’s product catalog. This move to secure the partnership was no doubt aided by Disney’s recent ownership of the Star Wars and Marvel properties – two […]

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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes In Stores Today

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In case you’ve missed all of the ads as well as the giant cardboard arch display and vinyl banner at Toys R Us stores, today (September 23rd, 2014) is the North American release date for the Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes game and figures. The starter set for the game itself comes with Iron Man, Black Widow, and Thor, but […]

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Age of Extinction writer to tackle… Dumbo?

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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How do you follow up bringing the Dinobots to life on the big screen? With a flying elephant, of course! Transformers: Age of Extinction writer Ehren Kruger has his next assignment, says The Hollywood Reporter.

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Full Star Wars: Rebels Trailer Now Online!

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Star Wars fans now have the chance to get their biggest peek at the upcoming Star Wars: Rebels cartoon. Disney and Lucasfilm have put online two trailers for the cartoon – one that’s 40 seconds and another that’s 60 seconds – showing off the new heroes and the new villains of course! The heroes consist of the former Jedi Kanan, […]

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