Toy Fair: Over 250 Pictures From Convention Floor Including FROZEN, BREAKING BAD, DOCTOR WHO, SONS OF ANARCHY, ANCHORMAN 2, and More

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As someone with a major soft spot for Funko products, their booth at Toy Fair 2014 was a standout.  The company came with dozens of brand new items including The Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy bobble heads, and POP! collections for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Ghostbusters, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and more.

Mattel showed off new Hot Wheels and Frozen products while Mezco Toyz previewed brand new pieces for Sons of Anarchy and Breaking Bad including a variety of six-inch Walter Whites (Bryan Cranston), a replication of the infamous pink teddy bear, and Jax (Charlie Hunnam) and Clay (Ron Perlman) figurines. Underground Toys had a huge assortment of Doctor Who products while Cryptozoic Entertainment put some of their new trading card series on display.  We even caught the Khaleesi trying to sell some dragon eggs (or rather, paperweights) on the convention center floor.  We also got a look at toy lines for Anchorman 2, Axe Cop, Daft Punk, and so much more.  We snapped over 250 photos while walking around, so you can see Toy Fair for yourself after the jump.

TCA Fox Roundup, Including New M. Night Shyamalan Series, Plus Seth Rogen to Guest-Star on THE MINDY PROJECT

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Fox has unveiled a few newsworthy items during the Television Critics Association winter press tour, including the announcement of a new series by M. Night Shyamalan, Wayward Pines, which the network says should be evocative of Twin Peaks (how many times have we heard that before?)  Additionally, a new series called Blood Brothers is also on the slate, focusing on a true story of the West Point Class of 1861.

A few more points of interest:

  • The networks’ veteran procedural Bones has been renewed for its ninth (ninth!) season.
  • Seth Rogen (Knocked Up) is set to to guest-star on an upcoming episode of The Mindy Project as Mindy’s “first kiss” (The show returns February 19th at 9:30pm)
  • Fox is unveiling “Animation Domination High-Def,” a new bloc for “alternative” comedy (translation: more super short-form, Adult Swim kinda stuff)

Happy Halloween from Dwayne Johnson as the Hulk and Patton Oswalt as Doc Ock; Plus AXE COP, TEXAS CHAINSAW and More

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Earlier today, the Evil Dead and Carrie reboots got into the holiday spirit with some well-timed Halloween releases.  They weren’t the only ones.  Here’s what other goodies we have:

  • Dwayne Johnson in costume (ie green paint) as the Incredible Hulk
  • Patton Oswalt as Doc Ock, with a DIY costume video from Adam Savage
  • A motion poster for Texas Chainsaw 3D
  • A short fan-made Halloween video featuring LEGO Lord of the Rings characters
  • A Halloween clip from Axe Cop, featuring the voice of Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation)
  • A zombie make-up and costume featurette from Warm Bodies
  • Images from Wreck-It Ralph, Les Miserables, Hotel Transylvania and more!

Hit the jump to check out our grab bag of Halloween tricks n’ treats!

Ken Marino Talks BURNING LOVE, an Adaptation of AXE COP and a PARTY DOWN: THE MOVIE Update

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Written by Erica Oyama and directed by Ken Marino, the web series Burning Love, which can be watched on the Yahoo! Comedy Channel, follows fireman Mark Orlando (Marino) as he searches for the perfect woman.  The scripted comedy series features an impressive line-up of comedic actors from film and television, including Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Michael Ian Black, Adam Scott and more. Viewers will get a front row seat to the champagne toasts, candles, heartbreak, bubble baths, chocolate, hair extensions, betrayal and spray-tans.  And if that’s still not enough, you can follow its leading man on Twitter at @burninglovemark.

During this recent exclusive interview with Collider, actor/writer/producer/director Ken Marino talked about how this whole idea came about, why he wanted to direct it, the appeal of doing a web series, how they got such a great line-up of actors (including a hilarious A-lister cameo), how much improvisation went on, and whether anything was too outrageous.  He also talked about what he’s writing now, how his dream project would be to do an adaptation of the comic book Axe Cop, gave an update on the Party Down movie, and said how much he’s looking forward to Comic-Con.  Check out what he had to say after the jump.

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