Hasbro’s attempts to turn its toys into movies have yielded mixed results. For every Transformers, there’s a Battleship — or worse, a Monopoly, which still hasn’t managed to pass Go despite years of efforts. But there’s a lot riding on My Little Pony, based on one of the hottest properties in its stable. So Hasbro and Lionsgate have enlisted a big-name star to guide the film to success. Fans will get to see Emily Blunt in My Little Pony alongside Kristin Chenoweth. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, November 19th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Many of the young girls who are enjoying My Little Pony at this moment probably won’t have any interest in the big screen version that is officially set to arrive in 2017. They’ll have grown up and moved onto other things. Maybe they’ll be old enough to be going on dates and sneaking out behind the school to try the cigarettes they stole from their parents. They’ll have other things on their minds. However, little kids will always love colorful talking horses and there will be a new batch of adoring fans waiting to experience the big screen adventures of Rainbow Dash and her posse in two years.
Meanwhile, the grown men who are also devoted to this franchise have just set a countdown clock.
Hit the jump for more on the My Little Pony movie release date.
‘Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony’ Trailer: This Is Not An April Fools Joke
Posted on Monday, April 1st, 2013 by Germain Lussier
Many of us spend an excessive time on the Internet and, in that time, we’re exposed to new things. One of those is the movement of men who call themselves “Bronies” — they’re adult male fans of the TV show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. The show is primarily aimed at tween girls, but the Brony subculture is growing. Just how prevalent is this movement? It now has its own documentary.
After grossing over $300,000 on Kickstarter, Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony was directed by Laurent Malaquais. The film tells the story of this small, vocal niche of fandom through interviews, behind the scenes access at events, and plenty more.
Below you can read more about the film and see its trailer. Then, if you so desire, the completed film is available for purchase. Read More »
After the success of Transformers, and with Hollywood desperate for ideas Hasbro has hired Michael Bay to direct a big screen adaptation of another popular toy property.
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My Little Pony: Reign of Buttercup Sprinkles
/Film reader Andy Signore has created a movie trailer spoof that imagines what this big budget Hollywood action film might look like. I’ve embedded the faux trailer after the jump. SecretSauce.tv has also posted a five-minute behind the scenes featurette on the making of the movie. And yes, they did actually spray paint ponies.