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MoviesParamount PicturesToys

The G.I. Joe movie is just around the corner, and in anticipation of the movie being a property success, Paramount has nabbed the rights to the Max Steel toy line to turn it into a movie as well. The toy property revolves around a 19-year-old extreme sports junkie recruited by a secret agency after an accident infects his body with nanobots, making him superhuman. Some may remember the Max Steel animated series that made the rounds way back in 1999 before being dropped in the U.S.  The good news is Max Steel is highly popular in Latin America, where direct

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MoviesTintin

Seems Steven Spielberg understands that Tintin is more popular outside the United States, and has decided to release it internationally a month and a half earlier than the U.S. release. Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment unveiled plans to release the motion capture pic Stateside on Dec. 23, 2011. But in an unusual move, film will launch internationally in late October and early November 2011, with Sony Pictures Releasing Intl. handling Continental Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America and India, and Paramount distributing the film in Asia, Australia, the U.K. and all other English-speaking territories. I totally agree with this move,

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Sneak PeekStudio 407

Studio 407 has announced a distribution deal with Argentina’s Altercomics to release four of Altercomics titles in North America.  The four titles picked up by Studio 407 are The Spark, Jailed, Primordial Man and Fictionauts.  The first book released will be The Spark graphic novel by Martin Renard and Nahuel Sagarnaga Cozman. “We are very pleased that Studio-407 has chosen our stories and demonstrated so much interest in publishing them.” Explains Matias, publisher at Altercomics. “We feel more like a part of their family now and we hope that all the US readers can enjoy these books as much as

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