The animated Gremlins prequel series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai has revealed its voice actors: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, James Hong, and Matthew Rhys. The series is set in 1920s Shanghai, and reveals how Sam Wing (who would grow up to be shop owner Mr. Wing in the 1984 Gremlins movie) met the young Mogwai called Gizmo.
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Fans have been wanting to see a new Gremlins sequel for a long time now. Though Gremlins 3 remains up in the air, they’ll partially be getting their wish with an animated prequel series called Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai coming to HBO Max. But that wasn’t good enough for Mountain Dew, who decided to make a sequel of their own in the form of a commercial which brings back the little Mogwai known as Gizmo and actor Zach Galligan as his human buddy Billy Peltzer. Read More »
Fans of Gremlins have been asking for Gremlins 3 for a long time. In fact, it’s been 25 years since Gremlins 2: The New Batch arrived, and it’s about time those little monsters made a comeback. Though there’s an animated series coming to HBO Max, that’s a prequel story, and fans want something new with the same style as the original. The good news is, if Gremlins 3 ever gets made, director Chris Columbus fully intends to do it with practical puppets and not computer generated visual effects. Read More »
One of the best movies to watch if you’d like a little dark comedy during your holidays is undoubtedly Gremlins. A mix of campy horror comedy, legitimately scary practical monsters, and some of that Amblin Entertainment magic make Joe Dante’s movie a true classic. Now you can bring more of that signature Gremlins holiday cheer and fear to your shelf with a new Christmas-themed action figure pack from NECA featuring a festive Santa Claus version of the monster leader Stripe and a scaled Gizmo for him to carry in his sparkly toy bag. Read More »
NECA has been delivering a spectacular array of Gremlins action figures over the past couple years, but they can only go so far with the original holiday horror movie. Now it’s time for them to dig into the goofier Gremlins 2: The New Batch, and they’re starting off with the glamorous Greta as the first Ultimate figure from the hilarious sequel. Have you ever seen a prettier specimen? Read More »
Gremlins fans have been consistently disappointed by the lack of development on Gremlins 3. But they may still have something to look forward to with HBO Max’s upcoming animated series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai. The series is said to focus on how the Mogwai called Gizmo came to meet the shop owner Mr. Wing when he was just a young boy. But when the new series comes to HBO Max, it will be missing one key part of the original franchise.
Gremlins: Secret of the Mogwai executive producer and writer Tze Chun has confirmed that Howie Mandel will not be providing the voice of Gizmo in the animated series, despite the fact that he voiced the character in both the first Gremlins movie and the sequel Gremlins 2: The New Batch. Read More »
There have been some great toys inspired by the movie Gremlins released in the 36 years since the movie was released, but the line-up of NECA action figures in recent years have been the absolute best. There have been several different variations on the monstrous form of the Mogwai, each coming with their own cool accessories. But the latest addition to the NECA Gremlins action figure line calls back to an obscure advertisement for the movie that was tied to the 1984 Summer Olympics. Read More »
For the longest time, fans of Gremlins and the weird but satisfying sequel Gremlins 2: The New Batch have wanted to see the Mogwai and the slimy monsters they turn into make a return to the big screen. While there were rumblings of Gremlins 3 for years, Warner Bros. is instead taking the franchise to streaming with an animated prequel series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai. That likely means Gremlins 3 is dead in the water, at least for now. However, writer Carl Ellsworth recently talked about his approach to the abandoned sequel. Read More »
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Gremlins and Gremlins 2: The New Batch director Joe Dante is feeding fans of the furry creatures with the confirmation that he will be consulting on the upcoming HBO Max animated prequel series, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai. The filmmaker revealed to what degree he will be consulting on the series, which is set in 1920s Shanghai and will follow Mr. Wing, the shopkeeper from the first movie, as he first discovers Gizmo the Mogwai.
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NECA’s new line of Gremlins action figures has been a blessing for fans who want as many of the little monsters as possible with all the appropriate accessories. This past holiday season brought us two different sets of caroling Gremlins, and a new Ultimate Gremlin before that came with soda, beer, cigarettes, candy, and more. Now NECA is releasing the Ultimate Flasher Gremlin, complete with a trenchcoat and sunglasses, as well as a slew of other accessories from the wild bar scene in the horror comedy. Read More »