Thursday, June 09, 2022

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank | Official Trailer 2 (2022 Movie) | Paramount Pictures

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank | Official Trailer 2 (2022 Movie) – Paramount Pictures


“What the mother father cockerspaniel is going on here?”

A hard-on-his-luck hound Hank (Michael Cera) finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain's (Ricky Gervais) evil plot to wipe their village off the map. With help from a reluctant teacher (Samuel L. Jackson) to train him, our underdog must assume the role of town samurai and team up with the villagers to save the day. The only problem… cats hate dogs! Also starring Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, Kylie Kuioka, and Cathy Shim, PAWS OF FURY: THE LEGEND OF HANK pounces into theatres July 15, 2022.

Fans can also check out a new mini game released today, Jimbo’s Samurai Training, available online at game.pawsoffurymovie.com. The film opens in U.S. theaters on July 15.


Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank is directed by Rob Minkoff, Mark Koetsier, and Chris Bailey. Based on a screenplay by Ed Stone & Nate Hopper and Mel Brooks, Norman Steinberg, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, and Alan Uger. From a story by Bergman.


Originally published: June 09, 2022.

Additional sources: Animation Magazine, LRM Online.

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Sharkdog Theme Song | Netflix Jr

Sharkdog Theme Song | Netflix Jr


Complete with Nickelodeon logo!

Lyrics:
Half shark, half dog
Big fins, big jaws
Loves the water, loves the park
Sharkdog!
His night vision is amazing
He doesn't sleep, doesn't blink
He sees you
He's super strong and it's crazy
He's the cutest land shark alive
Half shark, half dog
Big fins, big jaws
Loves the water, loves the park
Sharkdog!
Half shark, half dog
All friend, all heart
Sharkdog!

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'Zormim' Season 2, Episode 5 | TeenNick Israel

זורמים 2: פרק 5 - נחל ציפורי | טין ניק
ערוץ טין ניק


בדרך לנחל ציפורי נאיה מתעוררת בבהלה אחרי שחלמה שהיא מאוהבת ביהודה. היא מנסה לגרום לו להתאהב בה בכל דרך, ומנסה להשקות אותו במים מ'מעיין האהבה', שלפי האגדה כל השותה ממנו מתאהב באדם הראשון שהוא רואה.

#2טיןניק #זורמים

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Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank | Official Trailer | Colombia Pictures Philippines

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank | Official Trailer | Colombia Pictures Philippines


When a town of cats is in danger, an unlikely hero rises: a dog named Hank. Watch the official trailer for Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank, only in cinemas. #PawsofFury

Synopsis:
A hard-on-his-luck hound Hank (Michael Cera) finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain's (Ricky Gervais) evil plot to wipe their village off the map.  With help from a reluctant teacher (Samuel L. Jackson) to train him, our underdog must assume the role of town samurai and team up with the villagers to save the day. The only problem…cats hate dogs! Also starring Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, Kylie Kuioka, and Cathy Shim, PAWS OF FURY: THE LEGEND OF HANK pounces into cinemas 2022.

Paws of Fury (2022) | Official Trailer 2 | ColumbiaPicturesPhils


Hold onto your butts. You’ll be fighting like these cats and dog(s) to see #PawsOfFury only in cinemas AUG 10.


Originally published: April 13, 2022.

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Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank | Official Trailer | Nickelodeon Movies | Paramount Pictures Brazil

O Lendário Cão Guerreiro | Trailer Oficial Dublado | Paramount Pictures Brasil


O Lendário Cão Guerreiro | Trailer Oficial Dublado #2 | Paramount Pictures Brasil


O LENDÁRIO CÃO GUERREIRO (2022) | Trailer Oficial 2 | Nickelodeon em Português


Segurem nas cadeiras, galera! Vocês vão querer lutar que nem esses gatos e cachorro(s) para assistir a #OLendárioCãoGuerreiro

Em meio a uma maré de azar, o cãozinho Hank (Michael Cera) chega a uma cidade repleta de gatos que precisam de um herói para se defenderem do plano maligno de um terrível vilão (Ricky Gervais), que quer varrer o lugar do mapa. Com os treinamentos de um professor hesitante (Samuel L. Jackson), nosso cachorro azarão tem que assumir o papel de samurai da cidade e trabalhar em equipe com os felinos para salvar a parada. O único problema é que... gatos odeiam cachorros! Estrelando também Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, Kylie Kuioka e Cathy Shim.

Já a equipe de dubladores inclui Paulo Vieira, Deborah Secco e Ary Fontoura.

Trata-se de uma produção em colaboração entre Nickelodeon Movies, Align, Aniventure e GFM Animation, enquanto a Paramount Pictures cuida da distribuição.



Originally published: April 11, 2022.

Additional source: O Vício.

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TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge To Be Released On June 16 | Trailer | Dotemu

TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge - Release Date Trailer | Dotemu



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is unleashing ninjutsu in an all-new brawl against the Foot Clan on June 16 on PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, as well as PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S via backward compatibility.

Watch a brand new trailer showcasing the eagerly anticipated playable character Casey Jones, the Turtles’ spirited ally determined to clean up the streets of New York City. Casey’s balance of range, speed and power makes him a formidable all-around threat as he swings through flanks of Foot Clan soldiers with his signature hockey stick. 

Take also a first look at the 6-player multiplayer mode. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge’s enemy groups scale in size based on the number of players kicking shells, making multiplayer a totally intense showdown against Shredder’s minions.

“The childhood dream shared between Dotemu and Tribute Games that ultimately became TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge is almost 30 years in the making, and in just a few days, we’ll invite fans back to the TMNT beat-em-up legacy to kick shell in an all-new game,” said Cyrille Imbert, CEO of Dotemu. “This all truly feels surreal.”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge merges elements of the classic cartoon, games, and toys to create an ultimate celebration of a cast of beloved heroes,” said Tribute Games Co-Founder Jean-Francois Major. “This game is both a tribute to an incredible era of TMNT as well as the spectacular community that’s kept this stage of the series active through their love for classic TMNT.”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge joins two retro gaming experts: Dotemu, the developer and publisher known for faithful ports as well as impeccable remakes and continuations of beloved gaming series, including Streets of Rage 4, the smash hit nominated for Best Action game at The Game Awards 2020, as well as the exhilaratingly competitive Windjammers 2 and the highly lauded Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap; and Tribute Games, the studio behind retro-themed original IPs including Panzer Paladin, Flinthook and Mercenary Kings which embody the spirit of classic games in new experiences. Tribute Games is home to the key talent behind the acclaimed Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game beat-em-up and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game released for Game Boy Advance in 2007.

For more TMNT gaming updates, visit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge official site (https://www.shredders-revenge.com/), wishlist the game on Steam, follow @Dotemu and @TributeGames on Twitter, and join the Discord (https://discord.gg/gZPw59bEAZ).

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Originally published: June 09, 2022.

Additional source: But Why Tho? A Geek Community.

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Classic Rugrats Comic Strip for June 9, 2022 | Nickelodeon

Classic Rugrats Comic Strip for June 9, 2022 | Nickelodeon


Stream the classic and the all new CG-animated Rugrats series on Paramount+! Try it FREE at ParamountPlus.com!

Rugrats, provided to Creators Syndicate by Nickelodeon, based off the popular animated television series has been created for children and family's to laugh and enjoy together.

Follow these comics and their take on real episodes of the show and their own spin on hilarious adventures.

Read more Rugrats comic strips!: https://www.creators.com/features/rugrats

More Nick: Paramount Plus Renews the All-New 'Rugrats' for Season 2!

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"Return to Omashu" with Jennie Kwan | Avatar: Braving the Elements Podcast

"Return to Omashu" with Jennie Kwan | Avatar: Braving the Elements Podcast

Paramount to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of 'Good Burger' With Limited-Edition Blu-ray Steelbook

The iconic comedy Good Burger celebrates its 25th anniversary with a limited-edition Blu-ray Steelbook on July 19 from Paramount Home Entertainment!


Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell reprised their roles from the sketch on Nickelodeon’s All That for this big screen romp directed by Brian Robbins (Varsity Blues). Following the antics of two teenagers trying to save the burger joint where they work, Good Burger was the first big screen adaptation based on characters from the Nickelodeon universe. In the film, when Mondo Burger’s high-tech hamburger haven opens across the street from the tiny Good Burger diner, Ed (Mitchell) and Dexter (Thompson) find themselves in a battle with big business.


The film, originally released on July 25, 1997, also stars Abe Vigoda, Sinbad, Shar Jackson, Linda Cardellini and George Clinton.

The Blu-ray SteelBook includes the original “Good Burger” sketch from All That and access to a digital copy of the film.


Robbins, who is now President & Chief Executive Officer, Paramount Pictures & Nickelodeon, and Chief Content Officer, Movies and Kids & Family, Paramount+, recently revealed that he would like to bring Good Burger back as an animated series!

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Originally published: June 09, 2022.

Original source: Media Play News.

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Pluto TV to Launch With Corus in Canada During Fall 2022

PLUTO TV TO LAUNCH WITH CORUS IN CANADA THIS FALL

Platform Partnership Will Bring the Best Global and Local Content to One Free, Easy-to-Use Service

Corus to Act as Ad Representative in Canada and Provide Multiple Canadian Channels to the Service


TORONTO, June 8, 2022 – Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) (“Corus”) and Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) (“Paramount”) announced today that Pluto TV, the world’s leading FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) service, will launch in Canada this fall. Launching with more than 100 unique, curated channels and over 20,000 hours of content, the service will offer a full spectrum of free programming including drama, comedy, lifestyle, kids, movies, around-the-clock news, and more. This sees Corus’ leading ad sales capabilities combined with Pluto TV’s best-in-class platform and technology, serving compelling content to audiences and providing a transformative model for advertisers.

At launch, Corus will be the ad representative to what is positioned to become one of the largest free premium ad-supported streaming services in the country. In addition, Pluto TV will offer a curated slate of Corus Original library series that span a variety of genres.

“Corus’ relationship with Pluto TV underlines our commitment to ad-supported premium video, building on the success of STACKTV, the Global TV App, and Premium Video on Demand,” said Greg McLelland, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, Corus Entertainment. “The agreement further expands the volume of digital video inventory Corus has to offer, in a premium, brand-safe environment allowing our clients to achieve the impact of TV with the measurement and targetability of digital and connect with audiences wherever they are streaming.”

“Pluto TV is committed to further expanding its premium free offering for audiences around the world, and this game-changing partnership with Corus is a testament to that commitment. Following Pluto TV’s  recent launch in the Nordics and the partnership we implemented with Viaplay, which served as the strategic framework for this deal, the upcoming launch in Canada will combine Corus’ incredible local content offering with Pluto TV’s global content and world class platform, positioning Pluto TV to become the leading free ad-supported streaming TV service in the country upon launch in the fall,” said Olivier Jollet, Executive Vice President and International General Manager, Pluto TV.

Pluto TV is the global leader in FAST, with nearly 68 million monthly active users who have streamed over 4.8 billion total viewing hours across over 30 countries and territories spanning three continents. Pluto TV will be available for free, with no registration required. Users will be able to watch Pluto TV via Web at www.pluto.tv, via the Pluto TV app for Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Samsung and LG devices, and via mobile apps on the App Store and Google Play.

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About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world.  Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Magnolia Network Canada, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.

About Pluto TV
Pluto TV, a Paramount Company, is the leading free streaming television service delivering hundreds of live linear channels and thousands of titles on-demand to a global audience of over 67 million monthly active users. The Emmy ® award-winning service curates a diverse lineup of channels, in partnership with nearly 400 international media companies, offering a wide array of genres, languages and categories featuring movies, television series, sports, news, lifestyle, kids and much more. Pluto TV can be easily accessed and streamed across mobile, web and connected TV devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Pluto TV’s growing international footprint extends across three continents and over 30 countries and territories.

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Originally published: June 09, 2022.

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First Look at 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island'

Nickelodeon has unveiled a first look at Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island, the third chapter of the network's beloved horror anthology miniseries Are You Afraid of the Dark?, premiering this summer on Nickelodeon!


Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island will also premiere on YTV during Fall 2022.

Nickelodeon’s will return for a third chapter with all-new members of the Midnight Society, as they gather around the campfire to share another spooky story. Titled Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island (four hour-long episodes), season three will follow this new group of kids as they go on what they thought would be a fun summer vacation on a resort island, until they learn about something sinister haunting the guests. Produced by ACE Entertainment, Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island is being filmed in the Dominican Republic and is slated to premiere this summer on Nickelodeon. The news was announced in March by Brian Robbins, President & Chief Executive Officer, Paramount Pictures & Nickelodeon, and Chief Content Officer, Movies and Kids & Family, Paramount+, at Nickelodeon’s annual upfront presentation held at New York City’s Palladium Times Square.


Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a show that we love to make just as much as the fans love to watch it,” said Shauna Phelan, Co-Head of Nickelodeon & Awesomeness Live-Action. “With this incredibly creative, elevated and award-winning team, we’re thrilled to introduce a new Midnight Society navigating a haunted tropical island mystery.”

The new members of the Midnight Society are: Kayla, played by Telci Huynh (Modern LoveDrama Club); Max, played by Conor Sherry (The Terminal ListThe Devil You Know); Leo, played by Luca Padovan (You, “School of Rock the Musical” on Broadway); Summer, played by Dior Goodjohn (Head of the Class); and Ferris, played by Chance Hurstfield (A Million Little ThingsGood Boys). Julian Curtis (Wish Man) also stars as Stanley Crane, the hotel manager at the island resort.


Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island follows last year’s six-part season, Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows, which aired during 1Q21 and was cable TV’s number-three live-action show with Kids 6-11 (behind #1 Danger Force and #2 Side Hustle). The second season of the anthology series saw a different Midnight Society group of kids tell a terrifying tale about a curse that had been cast over their small seaside town, haunted by a villain named the Shadowman. The series has recently received a Writers Guild Award and nominations from the Directors Guild Awards and Artios Awards.

Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island is produced by ACE Entertainment (To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before franchise, The Perfect Date) with ACE founder Matt Kaplan and Chris Foss serving as executive producers and Paul Kim as co-executive producer. JT Billings (Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows, Panic) serves as executive producer and showrunner. Dean Israelite (Power Rangers, Project Almanac) also serves as executive producer and director for the series.

Production of Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island for Nickelodeon is overseen by Shauna Phelan and Zack Olin, Co-Heads of Nickelodeon & Awesomeness Live-Action. Brian Banks serves as Nickelodeon’s Executive in Charge of Production for the series.

One of the Nickelodeon’s most iconic series from the ‘90s, the original Are You Afraid of the Dark? delivered riveting stories of horror to young audiences, all from a kid’s perspective. The original Are You Afraid of the Dark? is owned by DHX and was created by D.J. MacHale and Ned Kandel, who are also executive producers on the current project.

About ACE Entertainment

ACE Entertainment, which was founded by producer Matt Kaplan in 2017, has been behind some of today’s most relevant millennial content including all three films in the hit To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before feature franchise, The Perfect Date also starring Noah Centineo, the Netflix romantic drama Irreplaceable You and the upcoming feature Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between which will debut in 2022 on Netflix. ACE most recently wrapped production on Loveboat Taipei based on the New York Times bestselling novel of the same name by Abigail Hing Wen, starring Ross Butler, Nico Hiraga, and Ashley Liao. They also wrapped production on the teen slasher, Time Cut, starring Madison Bailey and Antonia Gentry. The company is currently developing features A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow based on the best-selling YA novel of the same name by Laura Taylor Namey and the Spanish-based thriller and 2021 Blacklist script Mercury. ACE Entertainment’s television division has projects in development with almost every available streaming platform including Netflix, Disney + and Peacock and is behind the upcoming To All the Boys spinoff series, XO, Kitty.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 43rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon is a part of Paramount's (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA) global portfolio of multimedia entertainment brands.

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Originally published: May 30, 2022.

Additional source: Kidscreen.

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Face's Music Party: Nickelodeon Premieres New Music Variety Show

NICKELODEON'S '90S MASCOT FACE RETURNS IN FACE'S MUSIC PARTY, BRAND-NEW MUSIC VARIETY SHOW PREMIERING MONDAY, JUNE 6, AT 11 A.M. (ET/PT)


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BURBANK, Calif., May 5, 2022 -- Nickelodeon's beloved '90s Nick Jr. mascot Face returns to the network in Face's Music Party, a brand-new music variety show premiering Monday, June 6, at 11 a.m. (ET/PT). The interactive series that combines animation and live action (13 episodes) will feature a reimagined Face (voiced by Cedric Williams, Hunter x Hunter, The Promised Neverland) as host and VJ, playing modern pop hits and revamped nursery school classics to create the ultimate music party. Face's Music Party will debut as part of the ongoing "Music Mondays"-themed preschool programming block and air regularly Mondays at 11 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.

In the premiere episode, "Robots/Imagination," Face showcases popular robot-themed music videos as well as the coolest songs about imagination. Each episode of Face's Music Party will center around themes that inform the song playlist and consist of four segments: a kid-friendly music video from popular contemporary artists; remixed sing-alongs of iconic nursery rhymes; exploration time in Face's music box, where kids can play and learn about an instrument, sound or musical concept; and a high energy dance-along finale, with kid dancers demonstrating moves to viewers at home.


Beginning Monday, June 6, and airing on Mondays throughout the summer, fans can tune into the Nick Jr. preschool block on Nickelodeon for "Music Mondays," a five-hour programming block (7 a.m.-12 p.m. ET/PT) featuring music-themed episodes of PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Bubble Guppies, Peppa Pig, Baby Shark's Big Show! and more, leading up to a premiere episode of Face's Music Party at 11 a.m. "Music Mondays" will continue to air on the Nick Jr. channel from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. (ET/PT).

Face first debuted on Nick Jr. on Sept. 5, 1994 and served as the animated host and mascot of Nickelodeon's preschool programming block for over a decade. A good friend to all preschoolers, Face greeted Nick Jr. viewers daily in interstitials, musical shorts, show intros and bumpers. With endless color changes, funny voices and silly expressions, Face could also appear in almost any location, use props to play dress up and play with other characters on screen. Face's playful voice and sound effects, such as the signature imitation three-note "brr brr brrr" trumpet, were a mainstay on Nickelodeon until Sept. 10, 2004.


Face's Music Party is produced by Nickelodeon Animation in Burbank, Calif., in partnership with Jonas and Company, Inc. David Kleiler serves as showrunner and executive producer along with executive producer Hema Mulchandani and executive producer Jonas Morganstein. Production for Nickelodeon is overseen by Eryk Casemiro, Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon Animation, Global Series Content. Niki Williams serves as Nickelodeon's Executive in Charge of Production for the series.


Nickelodeon, now in its 43rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon is a part of Paramount's (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA) global portfolio of multimedia entertainment brands.

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Treehouse in Canada will premiere Face's Music Party on Friday, June 10 at 11:15 a.m. ET/PT.


‘Face’s Music Party’: A Kids Variety Show With An Indie Twist


Nickelodeon’s iconic 1990s mascot Face is back in Face’s Music Party, a new hybrid variety show for kids which debuts on Nickelodeon today.

Each high-energy episode Face’s Music Party is based on an overarching theme – robots, imagination, bugs, etc. – and broken up into distinct acts which can be watched individually or enjoyed as part of a larger whole. One major advantage of the show’s variety format is that Nickelodeon can, and will, put individual skits and songs on YouTube for kids to watch at any time. Another key benefit though, from the creative side of production, is that the show’s team was able to reach out and commission work from independent artists and musicians from around the world.

The series is produced by Nickelodeon Animation in partnership with Jonas & Company, Inc. David Kleiler serves as showrunner and executive producer. Jonas & Co.’s Jonas Morganstein and Hema Mulchandani are also executive producers, while Kleiler and Morganstein direct. The two directors spoke with Cartoon Brew about the reimagining of the Nick icon.

A Brief History of Face


Face debuted on Nick Jr. in 1994 and served as the animated host and mascot of Nickelodeon’s preschool programming block for more than a decade. Face would treat Nick Jr. viewers to musical shorts, show intros, and bumpers between programming. The character combined funny voices, silly expressions, and a wide palette of colors as well as props to play dress-up and engage with other characters on screen. Face was a constant on Nick Jr. for a decade, eventually going off the air in 2004.

A Platform for Global Talent

The new series has a core group of animators working remotely who create the show’s animated sequences starring Face, however, each episode also features musical numbers from independent animators all around the world.

“We try to shine a light on talent, animators and designers who don’t often have a venue” Jonas Morganstein, who oversees the indie segments, explained in a conversation with Cartoon Brew. “We try really hard with some untested animation talent too. Some of the people we work with have a ton of experience, but some have almost none. We want to let them express themselves. That’s really key.”

Each musical insert, based on a classic children’s song like “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes,” “Puff the Magic Dragon,” or “Ants Go Marching,” is interpreted in the artist’s personal style, whether it be 2d animation, cg, paper cut-out, or stop motion. Animators involved in these segments include Angela Stempel, Hobo Divine, Monique Wray, Eleanor & Giovanni, Jordan Bruner, Loulou João, and Chris McDonnell, among numerous others.

“The easy thing to do would be to go out and license the videos of these songs on Youtube that are already at millions of hits, made by some online creators who have been doing this for 10 years,” David Kleiler said. “But we can’t just drop and drag those into the show, there’s no way we were gonna do that. So we want to reinvent these songs; we want them to sound like they are made by real humans, not some AI.”

He went on to explain, “There is a lot of music out there that if you’re a parent, you just don’t like it. You don’t want your kid listening to it anymore because it feels more like a wind-up toy that repeats itself over and over rather than anything worth watching. So, we want to be the answer to that, the antidote to that.”

Face Lift

Updating the Face character to be capable of hosting a full half-hour show was one of the first hurdles over which the production crew had to jump. For the makeover, they turned to veteran character designer Joe Moshier (character art director on Vivo, and character designer on The Emperor’s New Groove and How to Train Your Dragon 2).

“He’s an amazing character designer who had to solve a few very subtle things that were problematic with adapting the old design to our format and sustain the character on screen for longer periods of time,” Morganstein explained. “If you look at the old Face, the eyes are very far apart and there is a huge empty space in the middle. So, on Joe’s suggestion, we moved the eyes in and made them bigger and warmer to fill some of that empty space.”

Face explorations by Joe Moshier.

Face explorations by Joe Moshier.

Face explorations by Joe Moshier.

Face explorations by Joe Moshier.


Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes?

Although Face has a new look, there are some old rules that the showrunners want to stick too. One such guideline, occasionally stretched, is that Face shouldn’t have human appendages. That means the character’s animators need to constantly come up with other ways of creating a charismatic host and narrator.


“We thought about the dynamic characters of Tex Avery or Stephen Hillenburg, and the way they shift and become different things at times,” said Morganstein. “Our Face does something similar according to the character’s emotions at any given time, otherwise we would constantly just have two eyes and a mouth on screen.”

“Bugs Bunny was a big factor,” Kleiler agreed. “Jonas and I talk about those kinds of influences all the time.”

New Look, Same Face

While there were plenty of physical changes that needed to be made for Face to work as the host of its own show, the character’s personality needs to stay as charming, funny, and relatable as its predecessor. With no defined gender, race, or age, there is a lot of space in which to play.

“Face’s first job is obviously to introduce the segments, but we want the character to go on a journey with the audience and tell a story that they can relate to,” explained Kleiler. “We’re always trying to balance those roles for Face.”

“Face is ageless, but has a maturity close to the kids watching the show,” Morganstein elaborated. “Face is definitely not a teacher, not an authority figure, but more like an older cousin who has a sense of curiosity and wonder like the kids watching the show. Face is a flawed narrator that the kids can relate to.”

Production for Nickelodeon is overseen by Eryk Casemiro, executive vp of Nickelodeon Animation, Global Series Content. Niki Williams serves as Nickelodeon’s executive in charge of production on the series. Veteran voice actor Cedric Williams is the voice of Face, and the series animation director is Celia Bullwinkel.

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‘Face’s Music Party’s Cedric Williams Introduces a New Generation to the Nickelodeon Mascot


Those who grew up in the nineties might remember Face, the animated host and mascot of Nickelodeon’s preschool programming block, who was first introduced in 1994.

Cedric Williams sure does. Williams, who voices Face in the network’s new Face’s Music Party, a music variety show premiering on Nickelodeon on Monday, June 6, has fond memories of the character. Having grown up with Face, the actor is enthusiastic about the opportunity to introduce Face to another generation of kids. He believes this new iteration is a great way for parents to connect with their children.

In addition to fostering that ever-important bond, Williams sees Face’s Music Party as a bright spot in what has been a tough time for young people. “The world has been through a lot,” he notes. “[The show] makes kids smile.”

It also gets them up and moving. Williams describes the interactive show that combines animation and live-action as a way to get kids on their feet. Each themed installment features music videos, sing-alongs, and other ways to get everyone dancing. The energetic dance sequences also give kids the chance to record themselves doing dances and put them on social media, factoring in the goal of reaching kids in the digital age.

Ultimately, though, the new voice of Face hopes that his updated take is as impactful as the first Face, who he considered a friend. Ideally, kids watching the show today will look back years from now and remember what they learned from Face. Williams wants the show to provide “inspiration and entertainment” to all who tune in.

“It doesn’t matter if you can dance or sing well,” he adds. “As long as you’re having a good time and being nice to others, that’s what it’s all about.”

So, clear some space and get ready to bust a move!

Face’s Music Party, Series Premiere, Monday, June 6, 11am/10c, Nickelodeon

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Originally published: May 05, 2022 at 20:35 BST.

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Sharkdog Season 2 Trailer | Netflix Jr

Sharkdog Season 2 Trailer | Netflix Jr


Sharkdog's no longer a secret, but that doesn't keep Max and the rest of the Sharkpack away from more hijinks with tons of heart — and lots of clean up!

Sharkdog season 2 will premiere June 30 on Netflix!

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Originally published: June 02, 2022.


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Paramount Brazil Launches Diversity Hub to Connect Creators with Productions

The initiative aims to connect entertainment professionals to the broadcaster’s productions and partner brands.


Paramount Brazil (Brasil) has announced the launch of a diversity-focused hub, called the DE&I Hub.

The initiative aims to connect entertainment professionals to the broadcaster’s productions and partner brands that want to launch works with a message of inclusion.

Interested parties must apply and make their CV available on the official project website which will serve as a talent pool for Paramount and brands.

The launch campaign features testimonials from the first professionals to be part of the hub, such as Alina Durso (she/her), content creator; André Job (he/him), performing arts student and teleprompter operator; Erika Ferreira (she/her), screenwriter; Gabriela Abrunheiro (she/her), journalist; Gustavo Narciso (he/him), executive director; Rosada Hermann (she/her), journalist, writer and screenwriter; Spartakus, (he/him), publicist, content creator and presenter for MTV and Thais Soria (she/her), content producer.


Paramount lança banco de talentos inédito com o objetivo de aumentar diversidade no entretenimento

Pensando em ampliar e incluir a participação de profissionais do audiovisual em mais projetos do setor, a Paramount acaba de lançar o DE&I Hub com foco para a diversidade.

A Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) é uma empresa de mídia e entretenimento que cria conteúdo e experiências para audiências em todo o mundo.

O portfólio de marcas de consumo da Paramount inclui CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV e Simon & Schuster, entre outros.

Paramount e o projeto

O objetivo da iniciativa é conectar profissionais do entretenimento, sejam eles atuantes na frente ou atrás das câmeras, à produções Paramount e de marcas parceiras que pretendam lançar trabalhos multifacetados e com mensagens inclusivas e genuínas.

Os interessados em mostrar seu talento podem se inscrever no site oficial do projeto, disponibilizando seu currículo para jobs.

Do outro lado, a Paramount e as marcas interessadas em olhar além do que se vê, poderão encontrar no DE&I Hub um banco de talentos único, com pessoas cheias de visão, vivência e vontade para fazer a diferença. Assim que houver um match perfeito entre projeto e profissional, a equipe entra em contato.

“Com essa iniciativa a Paramount reforçará seu papel de atuação ativa de impacto social e valorização da diversidade nas mais diferentes etapas de produção do entretenimento”, afirma o vice-presidente sênior de Ad Sales para AVOD & Pay TV na América Latina & gerente geral da Paramount no Brasil, Fabricio Proti.

A intenção do projeto é conectar o olhar único de profissionais de diversas áreas, diversas origens, com sede de trabalho e muito a contribuir, à projetos que valorizam a representatividade em cada etapa, com o entendimento de que nem todo mundo é uma coisa só e cada vivência pode pluralizar iniciativas e conteúdos, sendo eles: criadores, produtores, talentos, audiências e marcas.

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From VOX NEWS:

Paramount lança hub de diversidade para criadores de conteúdo

Pensando em ampliar e incluir a participação de profissionais do audiovisual em mais projetos do setor, a Paramount acaba de lançar o DE&I Hub. O objetivo da iniciativa é conectar profissionais do entretenimento, sejam eles atuantes na frente ou atrás das câmeras, à produções Paramount e de marcas parceiras que pretendam lançar trabalhos multifacetados e com mensagens inclusivas e genuínas.

Os interessados podem se inscrever no site oficial do projeto, disponibilizando seu currículo para jobs. Do outro lado, a Paramount e marcas interessadas poderão encontrar no DE&I Hub um banco de talentos único.

A campanha de lançamento traz os depoimentos dos primeiros profissionais a fazerem parte desse hub: Alina Durso (ela/dela), criadora de conteúdo, André Job (ele/dele), estudante de artes cênicas e operador de teleprompter, Erika Ferreira (ela/dela), roteirista, Gabriela Abrunheiro (ela/dela), jornalista, Gustavo Narciso (ele/dele), diretor executivo, Rosada Hermann (ela/dela), jornalista, escritora e roteirista, Spartakus, (ele/dele), publicitário, criador de conteúdo e apresentador da MTV e Thaís Soria (ela/dela), produtora de conteúdo.

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Paramount cria banco de talentos de diversidade

Hub quer reunir talentos de diferentes grupos minorizados socialmente e promover inclusão no audiovisual

Com o objetivo de ampliar e incluir a participação de profissionais de grupos socialmente minorizados no setor do audiovisual, a Paramount lança o DE&I Hub. O projeto quer conectar talentos diversos do entretenimento, em todas as etapas de produção, ao conteúdo da Paramount e de marcas parceiras que estão buscando realizar trabalhos de produção com mensagens inclusivas.

André Furtado, diretor de trade marketing da Paramount, revela que a movimentação da empresa começou, na verdade, como um estudo para entender e aprender sobre o território de diversidade de um lado mais técnico, para além do lado criativo. Porém, o executivo conta que, durante o processo, a empresa percebeu que essa é uma questão muito profunda e plural, e sendo assim, impossível de ser compreendida e solucionada através de mapeamentos.

“O principal diagnóstico foi de que o assunto é algo muito variado, muito diverso e precisamos pausar para compreender mais. Assim, acabou nascendo essa faísca de que não precisamos resolver o problema em si, mas sim tentar criar modelos de inserção e inclusão”, explica.

A partir desta constatação, a empresa pensou como poderia trabalhar a questão sendo um produtor de conteúdo e assim nasceu a ideia do Hub, que se consolida como um banco de talentos.

“Queremos formar uma espécie de banco de talentos para quando sentirmos nos projetos a necessidade de plugar pessoas, podermos olhar pra esse banco e trazê-las. Desde maquiagem à iluminação, roteiro, direção etc. Não só paras nossas produções, mas eventualmente em produções junto com o mercado anunciante”, destaca o diretor.

Pelo hub, as marcas que desejarem produzir algum tipo de conteúdo para uma comunidade específica, poderá chamar pessoas dessa comunidade,para trabalhar com ela em toda a cadeia de produção.

“Não é só sobre a representação pela representação. Óbvio que as pessoas querem ver se ver, mas elas querem se ver da maneira adequada. E se ver da maneira adequada é se ver em toda a cadeia, desde escolher a roupa que a pessoa usa até escrever o diálogo que está ali na cena. Não é uma questão só de ter o ator ou atriz que representa aquele grupo”, complementa. Os interessados em participar do Hub podem inscrever seu currículo no site oficial do projeto.

“Queremos pessoas de religiões diferentes, de idades distintas, de regiões do País distintas. Queremos plugar pessoas do Brasil todo, talentos verdadeiramente diversos”, afirma Furtado.

Para divulgar a ação, foi criada uma campanha que traz os depoimentos da criadora de conteúdo Alina Durso; do estudante de artes cênicas e operador de teleprompter, André Job; da roteirista Erika Ferreira; da jornalista Gabriela Abrunheiro; do diretor executivo Gustavo Narciso; da a jornalista, escritora e roteirista Rosada Hermann; do publicitário, criador de conteúdo e apresentador da MTV, Spartakus; e da produtora de conteúdo Thaís Soria.

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Originally published: June 09, 2022.

Source: Market Hub.

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Pluto TV Brazil Adds SpongeBob, Pride Channels

Nick News Brief: Pluto TV Brazil (Brasil) has added a SpongeBob SquarePants channel! Launched on June 7, the channel, titled Bob Esponja Calça-Quadrada, is dedicated to Nickelodeon's beloved animated series, is available to watch on Pluto TV channel 726. Pluto TV Brasil has also launched Pluto TV Orgulho LGBTQIA+ on channel 153 to celebrate Pride. The channel celebrates diversity and inclusion, and will feature the best series and the most exciting films with LGBTQIA+ themes. Everyone is welcome at Pluto TV Orgulho LGBTQIA+!



PlutoTV lança seis novos canais em junho, com um deles dedicado ao Bob Esponja

Plataforma também inclui canais relacionados ao Death Note, Orgulho LGBTQIA+ e Dia dos Namorados

Nesta terça-feira (7), o principal serviço de streaming de televisão gratuito do Brasil, a Pluto TV anunciou o lançamento de seis novos canais na sua plataforma no mês de junho, entre eles, um canal dedicado ao desenho Bob Esponja, da Nickelodeon. 

Além do canal 726: Bob Esponja Calça-Quadrada, que exibirá episódios da série de animação criada em 1999, foram inseridos também o Pluto TV Orgulho LGBTQIA+ (canal 153), Pluto TV Namorados (canal 61), Death Note (canal 332), Plantão Noturno (canal 103), e MTV Shore (Canal 162). 

Veja abaixo os detalhes da programação de cada um dos novos canais. Lembrando que todos já estão disponíveis no serviço da Paramount.

  • Pluto TV Orgulho LGBTQIA+ (canal 153): Este é um canal que celebra a diversidade e a inclusão. Aqui todo mundo é bem vindo. Um canal onde você pode ser quem quiser, sem julgamento, curtindo as melhores séries e os filmes mais emocionantes com temática LGBTQIA+.
  • Pluto TV Namorados (canal 61): Chegou o canal que vai fazer com que todos os dias sejam o Dia dos Namorados. Se você ama histórias de amor e se esbalda no romantismo, este canal que vai te deixar suspirando.
  • Bob Esponja Calça-Quadrada (canal 726): A esponja-do-mar mais famosa da Fenda do Biquini, seu caracol de estimação e seu melhor amigo Patrick Estrela chegam à Pluto TV. Agora, a turma toda tem um canal dedicado exclusivamente ao icônico personagem.
  • Death Note (canal 332): Light Yagami é um aluno muito promissor que tem sua vida virada de cabeça para baixo quando encontra um caderno de um deus da morte Shinigami. Depois que descobre que as pessoas que têm o nome no caderno acabam morrendo, Light jura que vai aproveitar esses poderes para livrar o mundo do mal. Mas, quando os criminosos começam a morrer, as autoridades colocam o famoso detetive L para desvendar o caso. Será que Light conseguirá se manter firme em seu objetivo... e se manter vivo?
  • MTV Shore (canal 162): Venha curtir a verdadeira festa no MTV Shore. Um grupo de fanáticos por bagunça e loucura faz de cada festa uma aventura. Reveja os seus Shores favoritos e fique atento porque há cenas inéditas. Agora a coisa vai pegar!
  • Plantão Noturno (canal 103): Acompanhe a vida dos médicos do plantão noturno do Hospital San Antonio Memorial Center. Além de salvar vidas, eles também amam, brigam e vivem momentos de tensão porque, às vezes, a vida fica por um fio.

Disponível agora para consoles Xbox, a Pluto TV é um serviço de streaming da Paramount, quem tem como objetivo oferecer conteúdo gratuito aos usuários, adicionando novos canais ao serviço com episódios de programas, como Pronto-Socorro: Histórias de Emergência e Novela La Otra Cara Del Alma, adicionados no começo do ano.

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Originally published: June 09, 2022.

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Dungeon Forward Inks Multi Collection Deal with Nickelodeon and Paramount Consumer Products

Dungeon Forward Inks Multi Collection Deal with Nickelodeon and Paramount Consumer Products

The Black owned headwear company is partnering with Paramount to launch a collection of multi-generational and nostalgic releases beginning this June.


MIAMI - Dungeon Forward, a storytelling and innovative headwear brand from designer David Castro, has inked a three-year agreement with Nickelodeon and Paramount Consumer Products to produce a series of headwear collections featuring limited-edition pieces inspired by Nickelodeon's iconic animated series. The first collection, inspired by SpongeBob SquarePants, will debut at retail this spring.

Nickelodeon and Dungeon Forward first initiated their collaboration in late 2020, when they began ideating about how to bring these classic series to life in a unique way in the headwear category. They are now readying for their first collection release, launching on June 3, entitled "The Bikini Bottom Capsule," featuring an assortment of headwear inspired by SpongeBob SquarePants. Future collections will feature other classic Nickelodeon brands including Hey Arnold! and The Ren & Stimpy Show. Dungeon Forward is also working with Paramount Consumer Products to launch an adjacent children's brand featuring styles inspired by Nickelodeon's roster of beloved preschool properties.

"As a child, I had to go to my friends' homes to catch a glimpse of Nickelodeon. To be working with them directly is a full circle moment and I jumped at the chance to create a collection that captures my own childhood memories and nostalgia for the brand," said David Castro, President and Design Director for Dungeon Forward and CEO of Complex Apparel, LLC.

"David's passion for his craft and love for Nickelodeon have been inspiring to watch come to life," said Joann Acevedo, Senior Vice President, Soft Lines Licensing for Paramount Consumer Products. "This partnership embraces culture, authenticity, and nostalgia and we are thrilled with how it helps bring our brands to new audiences in an innovative and creative way."

Castro is the founder and CEO of Complex Apparel LLC, a conglomerate focused on translating authentic street culture into elevated products. Castro serves as the President & Design Director of the brand Dungeon Forward. His leading philosophy as he continues to build out the brand focuses on cultural authenticity, creativity unbound by common rules, and a resonance of intrinsic meaning that will always result in the creation of classic products. Dungeon Forward aspires to move the world through design by creating thought provoking crowns that do just that. The brand has previously secured licenses with over 30 collegiate institutions, fraternal organizations, contemporary artists, and similar brand projects like the recent collaborative launch with Airheads Candy. As an alumnus of a widely known HBCU, Florida A&M University, and an advocate for the uplift of marginalized communities, Castro hopes partnerships of this kind will inspire fellow designers to push the threshold of the impossible.".


Additional details regarding the official collection date will be released soon. For additional information, visit www.DungeonForward.com.

About Dungeon Forward
Dungeon Forward is a purveyor of precision designed innovative headwear. Founded in 2007 by architect David Castro, their mission is to inspire, uplift, enlighten, and tell authentic cultural stories by crowning the culture. The namesake is one of movement and progress. We are always moving from the Dungeon Forward. From the darkness into the light. This ever-present path of improvement is the foundation of their ethos.

About Paramount Consumer Products
Paramount Consumer Products oversees all licensing and merchandising for Paramount, a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, Paramount Consumer Products' portfolio includes a diverse slate of brands and content from BET, CBS (including CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution), Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and Showtime. With properties spanning animation, live-action, preschool, youth and adult, Paramount Consumer Products is committed to creating the highest quality product for some of the world's most beloved, iconic franchises. Additionally, Paramount Consumer Products oversees the online direct-to-consumer business for CBS and Showtime programming merchandise, as well as standalone branded ecommerce websites for Star Trek, SpongeBob, South Park, and MTV.

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Dungeon Forward headwear in West Palm Beach lands deal with Nickelodeon

A Dungeon Forward crown inspired by Gary the Snail, SpongeBob SquarePants's pet. AppelJax /

For several years now, you may have seen athletes and entertainers don a Dungeon Forward hat on various TV shows — a quick brand appearance, a head nod for its premium hat culture. And now, the Black-owned headwear company in West Palm Beach is using childhood memories to broaden its reach even more.

Its new licensing deal with Nickelodeon and Paramount Consumer Products will feature some of Nickelodeon’s most iconic animated comedy series: SpongeBob SquarePants, Ren & Stimpy, and who can forget Angelica Pickles from the Rugrats giving people that infamous side-eye?

David Castro is the founder and design director for the premium hat line. The West Palm Beach native said through the delicate marriage between art and fashion, his new collaboration with Nickelodeon aims to bring nostalgia to the tri-county area.

“That marriage creates an opportunity for conversation, an opportunity for storytelling, an opportunity for some commonality between people, which directly aligns with the idea of creating crowns for the culture,” Castro said. “There’s a culture within the space of fashion, and there’s a culture within the space of appreciation for art, and combining all of those creates more connectivity among people.”

Dungeon Forward will combine its popular Sunika Kuraun hat collection with its first SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired headwear collection. It debuted a few days ago.

“We chose this specific collection to also honor SpongeBob's pet, whose name is Gary. He's a snail. And when you think about it, it's kind of like the underdog of the show,” Castro said. "Writers behind Nickelodeon do a great job of creating these personalities that you can identify with and in situations you can identify with. Our brand is not a children's brand, we're not children's focus, but the projects that we're taking on are projects that you can still identify with as well.”

The former architect and alumnus of Florida A&M University usually partners with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The previous project produced hats that illustrated HBCU pride for 25 schools.

A Dungeon Forward crown inspired by Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants. AppelJax /

Castro said his “fully bootstrapped” small business has been able to mitigate supply chain issues, such as backlogs at shipping ports, COVID-19 variant waves and other logistical challenges. Castro said many small businesses are finding unique ways to connect with fans and contribute to pop culture.

"You say SpongeBob, you start to smile. You say Ren & Stimpy and you start to smile because those memories are moments that made you feel joyful,” Castro said. “This is really going to make people smile. Anytime you can do that, you change the trajectory of that person's day.”

Even the name of the headwear, "Dungeon Forward,” symbolizes a person escaping a metaphorical dungeon and moving forward in life, “getting it out the mud more than the average person would know,” Castro said. “They [people] often see the refined versions of us. But they don't know the molding that it took to get to this point.”

“It's about forward progress. But in the creation of crowns (top of a hat), it's also about making people feel joyful about who they are,” he said.

Castro said the partnership also includes working with other Nickelodeon characters such as Rugrats, Ren & Stimpy, and Hey Arnold!

"Not every idea will come out," Castro said. It's a creative process. "But Rugrats have a very special place in my heart, because that was one of the cartoons that I would watch on Nickelodeon,” he said.

He said he appreciates how the show has since introduced more diverse characters.

“We are in discussions with them [Nickelodeon] about the launch of a sub-children's brand that will include some of their preschool properties as well, like Blue's Clues and Baby Shark but still have some of the design aesthetic of Dungeon Forward,” Castro said.

Architecture to Fashion: 

Castro found many similarities between architecture and fashion. The former architect said the transition from architecture to product creation was simple because the "knowledge base, thought process, and tools were similar." He also said, “there's a lot more scrutiny when you're designing a building in comparison to when you're designing apparel.”

He stumbled on a quote attributed to the late architect Zaha Hadid, who once said, “architecture defines a period and fashion defines now."

Castro said evoking nostalgia in fashion appeals to people focused on the present moment and people immersed in the past because the hat travels around with each individual.

“It's so simple yet so incredible because from a fashion standpoint,” Castro said. "When you wake up and you determine what you're going to wear, that is that moment, you know? And with architecture, buildings last 50 to 100 years. And so you're really thinking more on a macro scale, whereas when you're creating fashion, it's much more intimate.”

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Originally published: May 20, 2022.


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