The Lego Batman Movie Cast And Crew Live Chat 22nd January
Tomorrow (22/01/2017), Lego will be hosting a live chat and Q&A session with the cast & crew of the upcoming Lego Batman Movie. The session will feature Lego Batman’s voice actor – Will Arnett, as well as director Chris McKay and movie producers Dan Lin, Christopher Miller and Phil Lord. The Lego Batman Movie is produced by Cartoon Network’s sister company – Warner Bros. and is animated by Australian animation studio – Animal Logic. The movie will be released in cinemas in Denmark (Lego’s homeland) on Thursday 9th February, followed by the United States the next day on Friday 10th February.
The live event will be streamed on YouTube at 7.30pm GMT/2.30pm ET/11.30am PT tomorrow, people are able to ask questions on the event’s page on Facebook.
More New Cartoon Network Vinyl Figures Coming Soon
Cartoon Network Enterprises licence holder – Titan Merchandise will be releasing another set of Cartoon Network themed blindbox Titan Vinyl Figures.
The new set includes figures of Over The Garden Wall’s Wirt, Greg and Beatrice, Courage from Courage The Cowardly Dog, Clarence, Ed, Edd and Eddy, Darwin from The Amazing World of Gumball, Garnet from Steven Universe and Jake the Dog and Princess Bubblegum from Adventure Time.
The new set also includes two returning characters from the previous set, Johnny Bravo and Steven Universe, in this set, Johnny Bravo is wearing a tuxedo and Steven Universe is starry eyed.
Each figure is blind-boxed and some will even come with an accessory, it is estimated that the new vinyl figures will be in stock on Wednesday 24th May.
Today (12/01/2016), Cartoon Network released a brand new Ben 10 mobile game called “Ben 10: Up to Speed”. In the new game, gamers take the role of Ben Tennyson, a young hero whose mission is to save the world from intergalactic evildoers. Ben has the power of a watch-like device called the Omnitrix to help him, allowing him to transform into aliens with special and unique abilities.
The game features 3D running game controls, alien upgrades, a total of 60 levels and multiple level paths to add replay value. Initially, the player will have access to five different alien forms, as the game progresses, more aliens will be unlocked, including aliens from the new animated series.
The newly rebooted series currently ranks as one of the top 10 shows in the UK among kids aged 4-15. Internationally, Ben 10 is one of the top three shows in Poland among boys 4-9, and also one of the top 10 shows in Romania among boys 4-9. New episodes of Ben 10 are ranked #1 in their timeslot in Malaysia among kids and boys 4-14, and is ranked #1 in Australia with boys aged 5-12.
Ben 10: Up To Speed is now available on the Apple iOS App Store, Google Play (Android) and Amazon (Fire and Android devices) for £2.29. (UK).
A video preview of the game can be viewed via the link below:
New episodes of Ben 10 will premiere on Cartoon Network UK from Monday 13th February, airing weekdays at 8.30am.
Use Ben 10’s alien powers to run, jump and smash your way past enemies, obstacles and supervillains in Ben 10: Up to Speed!
MEET BEN TENNYSON
Ben was on a road trip with his Grandpa Max and cousin Gwen when he discovered the alien watch known as the Omnitrix. Now, he can use it to turn into alien superheroes, each with amazing abilities.
UNLEASH ALIEN POWERS
Turn into the super-strong Four Arms, the fiery Heatblast, the lightning-quick XLR8 and more incredible aliens. Use their individual powers to blast the bad guys, smash through obstacles and even access alternate paths.
POWER UP THE OMNITRIX
Level up your aliens and the Omnitrix itself to become faster, stronger and more heroic. Change into the right alien in each situation to make the most of your powers.
MORE ALIENS, MORE LEVELS, MORE BOSSES
Stay tuned for massive updates! We’ll be adding new aliens with their own unique powers for even more ways to play. You’ll also get new levels & environments and new boss battles to test your skills.
Master the Omnitrix and its aliens to save the day in BEN 10: UP TO SPEED!
From The Turner UK Press Release: Ben 10 Dashes Across the Globe with Ben 10: Up to Speed: New Mobile Game Tells the Origin Story of Kids’ Favourite 10-Year-Old Hero
Following the successful global re-launch of the beloved franchise Ben 10, which will continue its rollout across the UK this year, Cartoon Network now introduces Ben to a new generation of fans with the new mobile game, Ben 10: Up to Speed. The app launches worldwide today on iOS, Google Play and Amazon for £2.29.
Up to Speed follows Ben Tennyson as he goes on the best summer vacation ever with his Grandpa Max and cousin Gwen. He discovers an alien artefact called the Omnitrix that allows him to transform into powerful alien heroes. Playing as Ben and his various alien alter egos, gamers will save the world by stopping evildoers, from giant robots to menacing magic users.
The game will launch with a selection of five alien forms and 60 levels, with new aliens and levels added regularly to coincide with Ben’s adventures in the television series. Additional game features include:
• Alien transformations for multiple character options • 3D runner-style controls optimised for mobile devices • Omnitrix and alien upgrades • Multiple level paths for great replay value
Based on the global phenomenon, Ben 10 which first premiered on Cartoon Network in 2006 and spawned three additional original series and a $4.5 billion global consumer products business, the new Ben 10 series has already premiered to an overwhelmingly positive reception in more than 149 countries and in 30 languages in the Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. The series currently ranks as one of the top 10 shows in the UK among kids 4-15, one of the top three shows in Poland among boys 4-9, and one of the top 10 shows in Romania among boys 4-9. New episodes of Ben 10 are #1 in their timeslot in Malaysia among kids and boys 4-14, and rank #1 in Australia with boys 5-12.
Fans can catch a sneak peek of the new series with a special highlight compilation available on the Cartoon Network app and VOD services.
Catch brand new episodes of Ben 10 weekdays at 8:30 from Monday 13th February on Cartoon Network.