Entertainment

Universal Monsters rise up in new NECA action figure partnership

National Entertainment Collectibles Association – NECA – has detailed plans for a full line of Universal Monsters action figures developed in close partnership with Universal Brand Development to capture the look of the horror world’s most iconic figures. Frankenstein’s Monster will rise up this July, depicting the classic monster from …

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Mattel’s classic Rock ‘Em Sock’ Em Robots game heads to big screen with Universal and Vin Diesel

The classic battling robot tabletop game, Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots is heading to the screen as plans to develop a live-action motion picture starring Vin Diesel get underway. The project is the combined efforts of Mattel Films and Universal Pictures, who are working with Vin Diesel’s own production company, …

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LEGO marks 20 years of LEGO Harry Potter with new sets exploring the magic of the Wizarding World

Marking 20 years of the LEGO Harry Potter franchise, the Danish toy maker has rebooted its partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to reveal a new range of building sets that delve deeper into the magic of Hogwarts and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The enchanted walls of Hogwarts …

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Hasbro teams with Robosen to launch world’s most advanced Transformers robot

Hasbro has partnered with one of the leading companies in the field of robotics to launch the world’s most advanced and programmable robots to the market through the Transformers franchise. Its partnership with Robosen Robotics has witnessed the creation of Transformers Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Programmable Advanced Robot – a collector’s …

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MeteoHeroes to air on major Latin American broadcasters on Earth Day this week

Mondo TV Iberoamerica has landed a major agreement with a sweep of broadcasters across Latin America to broadcast four specially selected episodes of the environmentally themed kids’ show MeteoHeroes on Earth Day this year. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated across the globe on April 22nd to demonstrate support …

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Genius Brands International launches Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten on Kartoon Channel

Genius Brands International has detailed the official launch of Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, streaming exclusively on Kartoon Channel and premiering with a two-episode double feature later this month. One of the last creations from the mind of the late Stan Lee, the series stars the voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who …

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Where’s the fun in fungible? | Could the toy industry be key to unlocking the potential of the NFTs market?

For those who remember typing BRB into their MSN chat box, or anyone still wrestling with the WFH concept, there’s a new acronym in town, and it’s potential to shape the future of entertainment and the collectables space is boundless. It’s probably time we all got to know NFTs a …

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Team GB partners with Micro Scooter in latest deal from The Point. 1888

The hit outdoor and wheeled toys brand, Micro Scooters has partnered with Team GB to launch an officially licensed range of Team GB Micro Scooters, now live on the Micro Scooters website. Developed under a partnership brokered by the UK licensing agency for Team GB, The Point. 1888, the new …

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Masha and the Bear scores new magazine and comic books deal with Panini across Italy

New Masha and the Bear magazines and comic books are about to land at kiosks across Italy, thanks to a new partnership between Maurizio Distefano Licensing – the licensing agent for Masha and the Bear in Italy – and Panini. Under the partnership, Panini will launch a new monthly, official …

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Boat Rocker Studios secures two UK partners for The Next Step in Cooneen and Kennedy Publishing

Boat Rocker Studios has detailed a UK licensing deal duo for its hit tween dance drama, The Next Step, partnering with Cooneen and Kennedy Publishing for clothing ranges and a magazine. The garment designer, manufacturer, and supplier, Cooneen, has signed up for a new collection of apparel for audiences aged …

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