Cartoon Network News In Brief Late March 2019: Ben 10 Live Action Series In Development, Boomerang USA Switches To Widescreen
Ben 10 Live-Action Series In Development
According to an exclusive report on fandom news website – Geeks Worldwide, a live-action series of Ben 10 is currently in development. According to a source obtained by Geeks Worldwide, the new live-action series could premiere on WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service.
In the past, there has been two Ben 10 live-action movies – Ben 10: Race Against Time and Ben 10: Alien Swarm, but this is the first time a live-action show based on Cartoon Network’s popular sci-fi animated action series will be produced.
Hopefully, more info about the new series will be announced soon.
Boomerang USA Switches To Widescreen
Boomerang USA has made the transition to 16:9 widescreen, which means viewers will now be able to enjoy Boomerang’s newer shows from Warner Bros. Animation (including Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! and Bunnicula) in its intended picture format. In addition to widescreen, Boomerang (and music channel REVOLT) is now available in the lowest package of AT&T’s DirecTV NOW live TV streaming service (DirecTV NOW Plus, subscribers grandfathered in the Live a Little package will also receive Boomerang). Boomerang is not available in the Entertainment, Choice and Xtra packages but is available in the Ultimate and Optimo Más packages. The package changes happened during the carriage renewal dispute between DirecTV and Viacom (Nickelodeon, MTV etc.), which was resolved in the early hours of Saturday morning (23rd March).