Barbie And Star Wars Team Up For New Figures

Barbie and Star Wars Team up for Some Fabulous Looking New Figures

Barbie has had some very creative crossover collaborations since their creation but this time these figures are out of this world. Star Wars and Mattel are teaming up to release a new series of Barbie figures. Three figures have been announced: Darth Vader, R2-D2 and the princess herself Princess Leia. Unlike other figures though, two […]

Mattel Releasing Mulder, Scully Barbies for 'The X-Files' 25th Anniversary

The X-Files fans of a certain age will no doubt recall the first time toymaker Mattel released a pair of Barbies based on the iconic FBI duo of Special Agent Fox Mulder and Special Agent Dr. Dana Scully. The partners were of course played in the Chris Carter-created FOX series created by David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, […]

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Check Out the DC Multiverse Figures at the Mattel Booth at SDCC

DC Multiverse figures are making a huge push into retailers right now. Part of that will be the figures released in anticipation of Aquaman hitting theaters in December. On the floor at SDCC today we got some shots of not only Aquaman stuff galore (including their impressive underwater display) but the next waves of Multiverse […]

Mattel Releases New Barbie Collections For International Women's Day

Mattel, the makers of Barbie, conducted a survey of 8,000 mothers around the globe and found that 86% are worried about the kind of role models their daughters are exposed to. This caused the company to take a look at their current line of dolls and come up with a pretty great new crop of […]

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Mattel Unveils Tomb Raider Barbie at Toy Fair New York

  Before Tomb Raider comes to theaters in March, fans will be able to get their hands on a new collectible. The woman of many jobs, Barbie, is going out treasure hunting as Lara Croft. Mattel has the new Tomb Raider Barbie, which is based on Alicia Vikander's upcoming portrayal of the iconic action hero. The news […]

Disney Unveils 'A Wrinkle in Time' Barbie Series

If you're not completely hyped for A Wrinkle in Time, you're really missing out. The sci-fi fantasy adventure films hits theaters March 9th, but luckily these beautiful dolls will be in stores February 23rd. They are based on the celestial guides in the story: Mrs. Who, Mrs. Which, and Mrs. Whatsit. Each doll is stunningly […]


The Weekly Static s01e22: Sabrina, Constantine, Vampires, and More!

Give me some rope I'm coming loose, I'm hanging on you. Give me some rope I'm coming loose, I'm pulling for you now. Give me some rope, I'm…The Weekly Static!* (read in a summer movie trailer voice) In a world corrupted by darkness…one man will show them the light. Coming Summer 2018, it's… The Weekly Static […]

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Netflix Series "The Toys That Made Us" Is Pretty Freaking Great

Every so often, Netflix strikes gold with one of their docuseries, and The Toys That Made Us is one of them. Even if you know the history behind each of the first four episodes subject matter, chances are you haven't seen it presented quite like this before. Check out the official trailer from earlier this month: […]

Ken Doll Gets A Modern Makeover From Mattel, Love That Man Bun!

The Ken doll has remained (largely) unchanged since his inception into Mattel's Barbie line more than five decades ago. That is to say, he has had many styles of outfits and accessories, but Ken himself has been the same blue-eyed, white, dome-haired dude forever. That is all about to change. Mattel today has announced that […]

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On This Day In Pop Culture For March 9

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 9: 1842- The first documented discovery of gold in California […]

Amy Schumer To Play 'Barbie' In A Live Action Film

Today in 'well I didn't know what was a thing' news Deadline has reported that Amy Schumer is in negotiations to play Barbie in a movie based on the toyline. The movie is set to start production in summer of 2018 and it appears that Schumer and her sister Kim Caramele take a look at […]

Gal Gadot Wonder Woman Barbie Revealed

DC and Mattel have revealed through USA Today a new Wonder Woman Barbie based on the Gal Gadot version of the character from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The new collectible is a Comic-Con exclusive and will be available for $80. It can be pre-ordered at starting June 17th. The description of the figure […]

Toy Fair '16: "A Trip Through Barbie's History"

There's been a lot of Barbie news as of late, and with that comes some new products from Funko. Products including Mystery Minis and a 5 inch collection of vinyl Barbie figures that celebrate a different year of her legacy. It's true that no icon has made quite the impression that Barbie has over the […]