With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Playmates Toys is set to showcase its expanded portfolio, including product lines based on “Ben 10,” “Voltron Legendary Defender” and more, at Toy Fair.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Wrebbit Puzzles have joined forces to create a series of 3D puzzles inspired by the Harry Potter universe.
DC Collectibles, the line of collectibles from DC Entertainment, has revealed its new lineup of statues, action figures and more.
Action figure- and collectibles-creator NECA has acquired the license to Blade Runner 2049, the upcoming sequel to the 1982 sci-fi film.
Hasbro has revealed that it will release the largest action figure in 2017 Titans Return universe.
Product development company PhatMojo has secured two new licenses for Saban Brands’ Power Rangers and WildWorks’ “Animal Jam” brand.
Fisher-Price is expanding its “Thomas & Friends” minis collection with a new cross-over with Saban’s Power Rangers, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and the “DC Super Friends” brands.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has tapped Jakks Pacific for a new line of toys inspired by the upcoming film Smurfs: The Lost Village.
Rovio Entertainment has partnered with Madame Tussauds to develop, produce and digitally bring Angry Birds to life at the wax museum.
Character World has launched an exclusive bedding and accessories range featuring Batman and Superman.
Disney has partnered with Moleskine to produce a collection of Toy Story-themed notebooks.
Rovio and Sony Pictures have teamed up with multiple partners for a promotional campaign in anticipation of The Angry Birds Movie premiere May 20.
Canada-based Corus Entertainment has appointed Pam Westman to the role of head of Nelvana Enterprises.
Actor and producer Channing Tatum has partnered with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to launch a live show based on the film Magic Mike–“Magic Mike Live Las Vegas.”
DreamWorks Animation has tapped Scentco to produce an exclusive line of scented toys and stationery in anticipation of its upcoming movie Trolls, in theaters Nov. 4.
Rovio Entertainment, via its publishing arm Kaiken Publishing, has partnered with more than 20 publishers worldwide to expand the Angry Birds Movie universe.
National Geographic Partners has appointed several key executives in North and Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, bolstering its global operations.
License! Global has created a handy guide to the upcoming films and TV series in 2016, 2017 and, in some cases, through 2020, that will surely offer licensees ample product opportunity.
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