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Mattel: Buybacks, Barbie and dead babies

I used to be of the view that suggested that buybacks were just another way of distributing to shareholders - a bit like dividends, selectively applied.You could turn a buyback into a dividend by selling your own shares in precisely the proportion that the company bought shares back. Then your percentage ownership was unchanged and you would have (in cash) your share of the monies that the company distributed to its owners. I used to think that. But it isn't quite true. Because companies can im...
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Minecraft Movie Heading To Theaters in 2022

Minecraft movie heading to theaters in 2022 It’s been a long road of development for the adaptation of the groundbreaking game Minecraft to get to the big screen and developer Mojang has announced via their website that the film not only has a new release date, but is also making progress behind the scenes. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googleta...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Mojang, Mattel, Adam Nee, Leah Remini, Markus, Eternia, Peter Sollett, Rob McElhenney, Shawn Levy, Persson

Goldman Sachs and Mattel slip, Waste Management gains ground

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Electronics For Imaging Inc., up $8.60 to $38 The digital printing company is being bought by private equity firm Siris Capital Group LLC for about $1.7 billion.
Tags: New York, Finance, Article, Goldman Sachs, Waste Management, Associated Press, Mattel, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/industries/industrials, Siris Capital Group LLC, Fox-business/features, Electronics for Imaging Inc, 6c28b0b4-04f9-5452-a635-4eac5a90d79e

Barbie releasing new travel dolls

Barbie is setting off to travel the world, this time for careers in the travel industry and sciences. A new travel-themed line of dolls, accessories, and media is slated for release. It will feature Barbie exploring the world and performing a variety of professions across the sciences. Barbie is partnering with National Geographic to create the line, which will feature career dolls and playsets that emphasize occupations generally underrepresented by women. The ultimate goal is to show childr...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Mexico, Barbie, National Geographic, All, Mattel, Barbie Dolls, Barbie Careers, Barbie Jobs, Barbie Travel, Mattel Lisa, Barbie Dream Plane

Fans Have Really Mixed Feelings About How These New BTS Dolls Look

The BTS dolls from Mattel are officially unveiled and the early word on the collection has arrived in the form of a tidal wave of comments from the fandom social media. One thing seems certain – some of the fans are thrilled that Mattel made dolls of the global K-Pop phenomenon in the first place.…
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Mattel unveils BTS dolls to mixed response from fans

US toymaker Mattel has unveiled a collection of BTS dolls and the response has been mixed.
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Mattel unveils BTS dolls to mixed response from K-Pop fans

US toymaker Mattel has unveiled a collection of BTS dolls and the response has been mixed.
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Noah Centineo to Play He-Man in ‘Masters of the Universe’ Reboot

From a boy (who’s loved) to He-Man. Noah Centineo is in talks to take on the superhero in Sony Pictures and Mattel Films’ “Masters of the Universe.” Brothers Adam and Aaron Nee are directing the reboot. Mattel Films is partnering with Sony on the movie, which is based on Mattel’s beloved toy line that spawned […]
Tags: News, Sony, Sony Pictures, Masters Of The Universe, Mattel, Aaron Nee, Adam, Noah Centineo, Mattel Films

Noah Centineo May Play He-Man in Masters of the Universe Reboot Film

Noah Centineo May Play He-Man in Masters of the Universe Reboot Film By the Power of Grayskull, Hollywood may have found its new He-Man. The Wrap is reporting that Sony is in talks with Noah Centineo to headline the upcoming reboot of Masters of the Universe. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeM...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Masters Of The Universe, Mattel, Adam Nee, Aaron, Charlie, Dolph Lundgren, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, He-Man, Sierra Burgess, Noah Centineo, Centineo, Grayskull Hollywood, Adam Centineo

The worst toy: Flushin' Frenzy

Flushin' Frenzy [Amazon] is a toy wherein you push a plunger until a poop pops up. All the fun of clearing out a blocked toilet! The game's tagline is "Poop there it is!" Game night just got gross - in the best way! Flushin' Frenzy makes being a plumber fun! Push the toilet handle to release the die. When a number pops up, you plunge the toilet that number of times. Be ready to catch the poop when it flies out at any moment! POOP - there it is! The player to catch the poop wins a token, or two...
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Mattel Is Launching A Line Of BTS Dolls

“No more dreaming. Something big’s coming...” Mattel tweeted of the news about the K-pop band.
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I'm a Barbie girl in a digital world: Chips with Everything podcast

To celebrate 60 years of Barbie, Jordan Erica Webber looks back at some of the key moments in the history of the world-famous doll, and examines how Barbie became a representative of the tech worldThis month, Barbie turns 60. Beloved by generations of children, over the past decade her manufacturer, Mattel, also saw the need to introduce Barbie to the digital world. Barbie wasn’t just the star of her own video games and movies. In the noughties, Mattel was encouraged to design more diverse Barbi...
Tags: Toys, Technology, Women, Life and style, Barbie, Mattel, Barbie Jordan Erica Webber

Barbie hotel room Mexico City

If Barbie were real , is there any question if she’d be an Instagram influencer? She absolutely would be. And though somehow Mattel hasn’t put out Influencer Barbie just yet, a new hotel suite in Mexico gets us pretty close. Starting this week and running through December, the Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe is offering guests a chance to spend the night in its pink-tacular Barbie Glamping Experience, a customized suite that duplicates the great outdoors as only a woman made of plastic can. “Glamp...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Mexico, Hotels, Mexico City, Hilton, Barbie, All, Mattel, Korngold, Colgate, Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe, Andres Korngold, Brangelina `` Barbie

'Glamping' in a Barbie-themed hotel suite

Mattel has launched the ultimate Barbie glamping experience in honor of the iconic doll's 60th birthday.
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Barbie Is 60! Here’s A Look Back At Her Transformation.

Over the years, the Mattel doll has been been everything from an astronaut to a firefighter to a game developer.
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Where Play is Work and Work is Play: Highlights from the 2019 International Toy Fair

At first, it's peculiar to see adults, usually in corporate attire, modeling and demonstrating children's toys, playing. But at this (mostly) kid-free event, business is play and play is business. A trade-only convention and the largest toy fair in the Western Hemisphere, New York City's Toy Fair is an exclusive gathering of over 30,000 attendees to view the 150,000 products marketed by 1,000 exhibitors. Filling all 447,000 net square ft of space in the city's massive Javits Center, the Toy Fair...
Tags: Design, New York City, US, Barbie, Toy, Design Festivals, Mattel, Ruth Handler, Photo Galleries, Western Hemisphere New York City, Mattel Melissa Doug Ty HABA, Pai Technology, Marshmallow Fun Company

The evolution of the Barbie doll

Mattel is marking the 60th birthday of the iconic Barbie brand, which was launched on March 9, 1959. See how the doll has changed through the years.
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Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe Debuts Barbie®-Themed Glamping Experience

Celebrating the internationally recognized fashion doll's 60th anniversary, Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe has partnered with Mattel to transform one of the hotel's spacious guest rooms into the ultimate Barbie®glamping experience for families and lifelong fans. Launching this month, the exclusive room will allow guests to experience life like Barbie® from check-in to check-out.
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Trixie Mattel is set to slay on the silver screen

A new documentary focused on Mattel, titled Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts, will debut at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival next month. 
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Drag Queens & Entertainers, Dragaholic, Drag Race, Tribeca, Mattel, Trixie Mattel, Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts

Mattel Taps Dena Cook as Communications Chief

Dena Cook, former CEO of the media relations company Brew, has been appointed executive VP and global head of communications and PR. Prior to joining Brew, Cook served as senior VP of the PR company Zeno Group. In 2017, Business Insider named her No. 1 on its list of the top 51 PR people in […]
Tags: News, Mattel, Dena Cook, Zeno Group, Ynon Kreiz, Brew Cook

Naomi Osaka Shares What Being A Biracial Barbie Means To Her

The Australian Open winner will have her very own Barbie made in her likeness, as part of Mattel's "Shero" line.
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‘90210’ was the show of an in-between generation and Luke Perry was its brightest star

Play the opening guitar riff of the “Beverly Hills, 90210” for that in-between generation that starts at the tail end of Generation X and bridges to the eldest millennials and a Pavlovian response unfolds. Images of palm trees and a bunch of ridiculously good-looking “teens” — played by a group of actors old enough to have graduated from college — hanging out on the beach are conjured. Debuting in 1990, the show, “90210,” as the cool kids called it long before the 2008 reboot, brought California...
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What’s streaming on Netflix in March: ‘Arrested Development,’ ‘Queer Eye,’ ‘Triple Frontier’ and more

Netflix is offering a mix of old favorites and brand new shows and movies this month. The craziness continues for the Bluth family in the second part of season 5 of “Arrested Development.” As the search for what happened to Lucille Austero (Liza Minnelli) goes on, Buster (Tony Hale) may be facing a murder charge, George-Michael (Michael Cera) may be facing the music for lying about his app and newly registered sex offender Maeby (Alia Shawkat) is trying to get her life back on track. If that’s n...
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What’s streaming on Amazon Prime in March: ‘Catastrophe,’ ‘Hanna,’ ‘The Widow’ and more

March is a month of beginnings and endings. Fans will be saying goodbye to the brilliant “Catastrophe.” Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan star in the comedy series about a couple brought together by an unplanned pregnancy. After last season’s cliffhanger, this final season finds them dealing with alcoholism, parenthood, getting fit and more. “Hanna” has already been getting attention. Based on the 2011 film, the series stars Esme Creed-Miles as a young woman with special skills who is forced to trek...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Europe, New York, Movies, America, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Kate Beckinsale, Congo, Cia, Sharon Horgan, Karl Rove, Rob Delaney

Mattel Films’ Robbie Brenner Talks Hot Wheels Movie & More!

Mattel to incorporate both storytelling & spectacle in upcoming films In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, head of Mattel Films Robbie Brenner revealed that they’re planning to integrate both storytelling and spectacle in their upcoming films and projects in development. Mattel is currently busy developing four new potential franchises based on their popular toys such as Hot Wheels, American Girl, View-Master and Barbie, which will be led by Margot Robbie, who will also serve as produ...
Tags: Movies, American Girl, Hasbro, Barbie, Warner Bros, Margot Robbie, Hot Wheels, Mattel, Brenner, Movie News, View-Master, Robbie Brenner, Mattel Films


MGM and Mattel are partnering up to develop a live-action feature film based on the toy entertainment company’s classic View-Master toy line. (Thanks to Nancy Gill)
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‘View-Master’ Movie Back in Development, Will Probably Win Best Picture Someday

I’m trying very hard to think of something witty or snarky to say here, folks, but I think this news might have just broke me for good. MGM and Mattel are teaming up for a View-Master movie, based on the 75-year-old toy that gives users the chance to slam their eyes up against a pair of plastic goggles and look at 3D pictures printed on a paper wheel. And this isn’t the first time Mattel has tried to get a View-Master movie going, because just like a View-Master picture wheel, what goes around ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Dreamworks, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Disneyland, MGM, Toy, Mattel, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, View-Master, Jonathan Glickman, Robbie Brenner Mattel, Viewmaster

View-Master movie in the works

MGM and Mattel are developing a live-action movie based on the iconic View-Master stereo viewer. This news comes on the heels of the two companies' announcement of an American Girl film based on the insanely popular doll brand. From Hollywood Reporter: “Since the 1940s, View-Master has inspired wonder and joy in children of all ages, creating huge opportunities for storytelling,” said Brenner in a statement. “MGM Pictures has tremendous expertise and a proven track record in capturing audie...
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Mattel and MGM Team Up for View-Master Feature Film

Mattel and MGM team up for View-Master feature film The toy giant Mattel and MGM Studios have partnered together to develop a live-action motion picture based on Mattel’s classic toy line View-Master. The toy was first introduced roughly 75 years ago, and is a small, handheld device with several interchangeable discs that let users see images in eye-popping 3D. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefre...
Tags: Movies, Barbie, Margot Robbie, MGM, Mattel, Brenner, MGM Studios, Movie News, View-Master, Robbie Brenner, MGM Pictures, Cassidy Lange MGM, Shows Across Multiple Platforms Mattel Films, MGM Mattel