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Link Roundup: Play-Doh, Ruth Handler, Funko, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Hasbro has revealed plans to expand the Play-Doh brand beyond its classic dough with slime and compounds.
  2. A biopic based on Barbie creator Ruth Handler is in development.
  3. Warner Brothers is teaming up with Funko for a movie based on the company’s collectible figures.
  4. A look back at the time Spock was on The Carol Burnett Show.
  5. Kid Number One, a new book about Hasbro and CEO Alan Hassenfeld, is due out this month.
  6. Here are 14 reasons to play at every age.
  7. NBC Universal has announced a Saved By the Bell reboot.
  8. Timberland is releasing a Spongebob line of boots.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.