This week will bring the first ever Hasbro PulseCon online for fans in the United States and Canada. It’s basically Hasbro’s virtual substitute for the lack of conventions available for them to announce the latest merchandise for properties like Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Power Rangers, Ghostbusters, Magic: The Gathering, and Dungeons & Dragons. The full schedule for the event unfolding on Friday and Saturday has been revealed, so check it out below and get ready for a bunch of toys and collectibles news this weekend. Read More »
Now that the Russo Brothers are done having to worry about Marvel stuff non-stop, they’re free to explore other nerdy interests. Their latest project is a Magic: The Gathering animated series coming from Netflix, Wizards of The Coast, and Hasbro’s Allspark Animation. The series will tell a whole new story set in the world of the wildly popular collectible and digital collectible card game.
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When playing any kind of fantasy role playing game — even a card-based game — the story can be everything. 20th Century Fox agrees. Six months after announcing development of a movie based on the popular card game Magic the Gathering, the project has picked up a writer. He’s Bryan Cogman, and while you might not know the name, you know his work. He’s a producer, story editor and writer on a little show called Game of Thrones. Read More »
The popular role-playing card game Magic: The Gathering has been on Hollywood’s wish list for years. Universal owned the rights for a while, along with a few other Hasbro properties, but ultimately let them go. Now 20th Century Fox has played the cash card to acquire the rights to the fantasy franchise. The inhumanly busy Simon Kinberg is attached to produce and oversee the films. Read More »