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Netflix’s Daredevil tipped to feature Charlie Cox

Netflix’s Daredevil tipped to feature Charlie Cox

Late last year, it was announced that a live-action series of Marvel Comic's Daredevil would be coming by way of Netflix. Who would play the super hero wasn't known at the time, but it seems a decision may have been made: Charlie Cox of Boardwalk Empire has been tipped for the role.

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Disney Store carries no Princess Leia in its Star Wars collection

Disney Store carries no Princess Leia in its Star Wars collection

If you’ve been to a Disney Store over the past few months, you may have noticed an influx of Star Wars toys and products. Disney’s acquisition of Star Wars wasn’t the first time the two brands collaborated, but now that one owns the other, one must sell the other. It’s come to our attention this week that Disney Stores do not - and have no plans to - sell Princess Leia in any way, shape, or form.

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Avengers return in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes 2.0

Avengers return in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes 2.0

The Avengers have arrived in the Disney Infinity universe, bringing with them a word on how an open-sandbox model will work with their mighty hand upon the trigger. Disney Infinity is a game which, like Skylanders, uses physical toys to activate virtual-reality characters in the game. This Avengers Playset expansion heralds the second coming of the title - a whole new world, as it were.

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Frozen now top-grossing animated film in history

Frozen now top-grossing animated film in history

According to international box-office count, Frozen is now the highest grossing animated film of all time. It’s in international markets where Disney’s Ice Queen-inspired feature has reached $729.3 million, officially displacing Ice Age: Continental Drift with its record-breaker from 2012 with $715.9 million.

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Nintendo 2DS “Peach Pink” model hits GameStop exclusively

Nintendo 2DS “Peach Pink” model hits GameStop exclusively

This week you’re going to be able to begin your tapping of the Nintendo 2Ds with a lovely "Peach Pink" color straight from GameStop. Nintendo has decided to bestow this rather unique tone upon the gaming sales company as an exclusive release that includes a Disney Magical World case to boot. Unfortunate for Mario lovers, this is not "Peach" like Mario’s Peach - but we can pretend!

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Disney acquires YouTube content producer Maker Studios to reach more millennials

Disney acquires YouTube content producer Maker Studios to reach more millennials

Disney has been on a buying spree over the last year or so. The major purchase for Disney was buying George Lucas' Lucasfilm and announcing that new Star Wars films were coming to theaters. Disney has announced another purchase this week that nets it one of the largest production studios making video for YouTube.

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EA Games Star Wars titles to follow Batman “Arkham” model

EA Games Star Wars titles to follow Batman “Arkham” model

We may be living in an age when LucasArts is dead, but EA Games are not about to let the Star Wars gaming universe fall to the wayside. This week it’s been stated by Andrew Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Electronic Arts (EA), that they’d be pushing forth with a new model for the Star Wars gaming universe. Much as Batman’s gaming presence was made a formidable force with the "Arkham" series of games, so too will Star Wars be reborn in EA’s first title.

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Cars 3 confirmed by Disney alongside Incredibles 2

Cars 3 confirmed by Disney alongside Incredibles 2

It’s that time again - time for another Cars movie from the folks at Disney and Pixar. While the Incredibles will be re-released in theaters in 3D this upcoming season - at least in part to drum up excitement for an Incredibles 2, Cars 3 will likely need no extra push. With more Cars merchandise in stores than any reasonable parent knows what to do with, Cars 3 is more than welcome for the immediate future.

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Disney Game and Internet division slashes quarter of workers

Disney Game and Internet division slashes quarter of workers

Disney has cut back on its Game and Internet division work force, slashing worker numbers by 700 employees -- a total of 26-percent of the division's staff across the globe. The layoff took place today, and though it had been anticipated, it was larger than had been expected.

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DirecTV and Disney in talks over Internet TV rights

DirecTV and Disney in talks over Internet TV rights

Following confirmation that Dish Network and Disney penned an agreement that included Internet TV streaming rights, DirecTV has revealed that it is in talks with Disney over the same topic, trying to secure a license for providing Disney-owned channels on its own Internet streaming service.

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Dish Network scores rights to stream ABC stations via Internet TV service

Dish Network scores rights to stream ABC stations via Internet TV service

Earlier today, word surfaced through The Wall Street Journal that Disney and Dish Network had just recently penned an agreement that would delay "Auto-Hop" functionality for ABC shows, and as a result, litigation against Dish Network would be dropped. The two companies have confirmed this today, but in addition have revealed one detail that hadn't previously surfaced: rights to stream ABC stations on an Internet TV service.

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Dish tipped in agreement to limit ad skipping with Disney

Dish tipped in agreement to limit ad skipping with Disney

Dish Network's Hopper DVR has drawn sustained criticism and legal battles from networks and broadcasters that want to see it nixed, something the company has seen success against. According to a source that surfaced via the WSJ, however, there could be a shift in how the DVR functions in the future, with a reported Disney agreement involving a temporary disabling of the auto-hop feature for certain shows.

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