Multi-channel network Maker Studios is quickly making a name for itself. Now as it further aligns with Disney and has named a dedicated head of licensing, even bigger things are on the horizon.
British comedy icon Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) headed to Buckingham Palace Friday to celebrate his 25th anniversary.
Editions Albert Réné is continuing to grow its heritage character brand Asterix with new content, retail promotions and other activations.
Bleacher Creatures has expanded its line of 10-plush Marvel characters with Marvel Universe Series 1.
Six Flags Over Texas is expanding its Gotham City section with the addition of three new DC Comics-themed rides, created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
The Hello Kitty museum retrospective "Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty," will be on display at the EMP Museum in Seattle, Wash., beginning Nov. 14.
Sept. 9 will mark the inaugural National Care Bears #ShareYourCare Day, developed by Care Bears brand owner American Greetings Properties.
Sophia Jansson, creative director of Moomin Characters, will give the keynote address at Brand Licensing Europe's Licensing Academy Oct. 14.
Nickelodeon is planning "The SpongeBob Musical," which will feature original songs from musical greats including Steven Tyler, John Legend and Cyndi Lauper.
The LEGO Group has partnered with Disguise to create children’s Halloween costumes, role play items and accessories based on LEGO characters.
After opening a temporary Hummingmint Café in Copenhagen, which features the newly created fawn character, Sanrio is sending the concept to Japan.
Marvel and Disney Consumer Products are traveling into new territories with a line of superhero-inspired luggage and travel accessories.
Children’s app creator Night & Day Studios has licensed the Care Bears brand from American Greetings Properties.
Bulldog Licensing, global agent for It’s A Wild Life, has announced two new licensing agreements for the design property.
C3 Entertainment announced a new license with 26 Entertainment for its inspirational features and series library for worldwide distribution for broadcast, digital and home entertainment.
Lawless Entertainment has signed a production deal with Mondo TV to co-produce and distribute a new 2D HD-animated series based on Adventures in Duckport.
DC Thomson has made a new addition to its partnership with Gibsons–The Beano Past and Present 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle, now available on Amazon.
Kabam has released new updates for the "Marvel Contest of Champions" app inspired by the upcoming film Marvel’s Ant-Man, which will hit theaters July 17.
DreamWorks Animation has unveiled a limited edition Character Clash collection at New York Fashion Week: Men’s, taking place this week.
Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends are heading to Nintendo systems this fall with three new games, including the character's first-ever foray onto the Wii U platform.
The Beano’s chief troublemaker Dennis the Menace is visiting Intu shopping centers across the U.K. from now through the end of the year.
©2015 ADVANSTAR COMMUNICATIONS INC. All rights reserved.