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Netflix realizará una serie animada basada en Ultraman

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Ultraman, una de los personajes japoneses de mayor reconocimiento, recibirá una nueva serie de anime 3D CG y la misma llegará a Netflix. De acuerdo al portal Anime News Network, la serie será una adaptación del volumen del libro compilado número 12 de Eiichi Shimizu y el manga Ultraman de Tomohiro Shimoguchi que se reveló recientemente.

Para aquellos que no tengan conociemiento de la historia aquí les proveemos la sinopsis del manga:

“Hace décadas, un ser conocido como el Gigante de la Luz se unió a Shin Hayata del Partido Científico de Búsqueda Especial. Esto para salvar a la Tierra de una invasión de terroríficos monstruos conocidos como Kaiju. Ahora, muchos años después, esos días oscuros se están desvaneciendo y el mundo está en paz. Pero en las sombras está creciendo una nueva amenaza, un peligro que solo puede enfrentar un nuevo tipo de héroe: un nuevo tipo de Ultraman.

Shinjiro es un adolescente común, pero su padre es el legendario Shin Hayata. Cuando se entera de que su padre le transmitió el “Factor Ultraman” y que posee poderes increíbles, nada volverá a ser lo mismo”.

La serie de anime estará dirigida por Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Eden of the East, Napping Princess) y Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Harlock: Space Pirate, Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars).

Los productores de la serie serán Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Eden of the East, Napping Princess) y Sola Digital Arts (Appleseed Alpha, Starship Troopers: Invasion, Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars).

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Ultraman es una de las figuras de mayor reconociemiento en Japón  y el resto del mundo al igual que Godzilla y Mazinger Z.

Ultraman es una serie de televisión de ciencia ficción japonesa creada por Eiji Tsuburaya. Tsuburaya Productions hizo 39 episodios (40, contando el especial previo al estreno) transmitidos por Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) desde el 17 de julio de 1966 hasta el 9 de abril de 1967. Su estreno superó la calificación promedio establecida por Ultra Q y siguió escalando semanalmente , marcando el espectáculo como un éxito.

No se precisó una fecha de estreno para esta serie de Ultraman pero por ahora es para la primavera del 2019. El estreno será a nivel global.

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ALF reboot no longer moving foward

Alf appeared on the small screen back in the late 80’s.

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ALF, the hit sitcom centered a furry extraterrestrial, had a planned reboot. Now, TV Line is reporting that we won’t be seeing the Alien Life Form from Melmac any time soon as the project i s mostly likely ‘dead’.

“Cats far and wide can breathe a sigh of relief. I’m hearing the proposed reboot is not moving forward at this time after failing to attract a suitor”, mentions the section Ask Ausiello on the TV Line reports.

One of the concepts for the new series involved ALF “emerging from Area 51–where he has been held captive since the original series finale–and observing how much the world has changed since that time.”

Reports indicate that the death of the project is due to networks not being interested. This is kind of surprising because everyone seems to love reboots and remakes these days.

The show originally ran for four seasons and produced 99 episodes. This included three one-hour episodes that were divided into two parts for syndication, totaling 102 episodes.

Alf was a hit t.v. show back in the late 80’and early 90’s. It told the story of a smart-mouthed creature, ALF (aka Alien Life Form). He then crash-lands in a suburban garage, leaving his spaceship beyond repair. He’s ugly, he’s short, he’s got a bad attitude.

The family that found the alien took in the furry creature. He then proceeds to of course, comment on humankind and tries to eat the cat — a delicacy on his home planet of Melmac.

Back in August, word got out that Warner Bros. was looking to make either an ALF reboot or sequel.
ALF was created by Paul Fusco and Tom Patchett. Fusco was also the puppeteer and voice of ALF.

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Netflix cancels American Vandal after two seasons

American Vandal has been canceled at Netflix after two seasons, but it’s possible the show could move to a different network for season 3.

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Netflix has canceled true-crime documentary satire American Vandal just after two seasons.

American Vandal will not return for a third season. We’re very grateful to the creators, writers, cast and crew for bringing their innovative comedy to Netflix and to the fans and critics who embraced its unique and unconventional humor.”

The news comes after Netflix canceled Marvel series Iron Fist and Luke Cage after both aired their second seasons.

But fans shouldn’t be completely worried. This might not be the last we will see of Peter Maldonado and Sam Ecklund.

CBS TV Studios, which produced the series, has already received multiple incoming calls from buyers about potentially saving the series with a third season somewhere else, EW has learned.

That would be a first for a Netflix series, especially after the platform has become known for picking up series that would not get greenlit elsewhere.

The first season, which aired in September 2017, focused on an investigation at a Southern California high school into who drew dicks on 27 cars in the parking lot.

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Jimmy Tatro played Dylan Maxwell, who was accused of spray painting the genitalia at the beginning of the series.

The second season relocated to an elite private high school in Washington, and centered on who was behind a series of pranks involving laxatives by someone calling themselves the “Turd Burglar.”

The series was created by Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda. Dan Lagana executive produced the series alongside Joe Farrell for Funny or Die and Ari Lubet, Josh Lieberman and Michael Rotenberg for 3Arts.

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Steve Carell Set as Male Lead in Apple’s Morning Show Drama

Steve Carell has joined the cast of Apple’s morning show drama starring and executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston.

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Nearly eight years after he left his iconic role on NBC’s The Office, actor Steve Carell is finally returning to television.

THR, has informed that Carell has signed on for a lead role in an untitled drama series from Apple, which is expected to launch via the company sometime next year.

The the still;-untitled Apple series revolves around the goings-on at a morning show. Carell will play play Mitch Kessler, a morning show anchor who is struggling to maintain relevance in a changing media landscape.

Announced last year, the project was the first drama series to be ordered by Apple and has been in the works for some time with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon starring and executive producing.

Mimi Leder (The Leftovers)is directing with Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights, Bates Motel)serving as writer, executive producer and showrunner. CNN’s Brian Stelter is consulting on the show, with his book, Top of the Morning, providing additional background material. Lauren Levy Neustadter, Michael Ellenberg and Kristin Hahn are also executive producers.

No premiere date has been announced.

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