Jazwares partners with Rooster Teeth for Lazer Team products

Robert Hutchins

By Robert Hutchins

June 19th 2015 at 10:41AM
UPDATED June 22nd 2015 at 10:42AM
Jazwares partners with Rooster Teeth for Lazer Team products

Jazwares will develop toys and consumer products inspired by Rooster Teeth’s portfolio of properties, including Achievement Hunter, RWBY, Slo Mo Guys and more.

Jazwares has teamed with the online media and production company, Rooster Teeth to develop a range of toys based on the sci-fi comedy film, Lazer Team.

It forms just part of Jazwares’ latest deal to develop a range of toys and consumer products inspired by Rooster Teeth’s portfolio of properties, including Achievement Hunter, RWBY, Slo Mo Guys and more.

Under the agreement, Jazwares will design, develop and distribute toys and plush to international retailers and act as the licensing agent throughout the US and EMEA.

Products – which will also be based on Rooster Teeth’s Xray and Vav, How To, Happy Hour and the RT Animated Adventures – will begin rollout in spring next year.

Rooster Teeth has risen to global fame as an entertainment studio responsible for popular segments in animation, gaming commentary and comedy and boasts over 16 million YouTube subscribers and 28 million weekly views.

“Rooster Teeth is excited about the new relationship with Jazwares,” said Yvonne Secretan, Rooster Teeth COO. “Jazwares has developed a good understanding of our unique properties and with its expertise in the retail environment we are looking forward to a very strong and growth orientated partnership.”

Laura Zebersky, COO and executive vice president of global sales and licensing at Jazwares, added: “We are extremely excited to work with Rooster Teeth and merge our collective creativity.

“They have become a major pop cultural influence and have a daily impact on the way fans consume entertainment.”

The Sci-Fi action comedy title, Lazer Team follows the adventures of four unlikely heroes, charged with saving the planet. Check out the trailer for the upcoming title below: