Entertainment

Hasbro celebrates ten years of Peppa Pig in the US with new content, toys, and consumer products

Marking one whole decade since Peppa Pig first set trotters down on US soil, Hasbro has detailed a programme of 10th anniversary activity, including a year-long pipeline of new content, a new Hasbro toy line, and a roster of marketing activations, brand collaborations, and promotions. Marking ten years since the …

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Reebok teams with Universal Brand Development to launch Kung Fu Panda footwear and apparel line up

Reebok has partnered with DreamWorks Animation and Universal Brand Development to unveil its new Kung Fu Panda full-family footwear and apparel collection. Celebrating the hit franchise, the collection if available globally from Reebok’s online platform by January 8th. The range will then be made available through wider roll-out in time …

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Ragdoll Productions signs CAKE as global distributor for new pre-school series B.O.T. and the Beasties

Kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE, has signed a deal with the award-winning production company, Ragdoll Productions, to distribute its new pre-school 2D animated series, B.O.T. and the Beasties. B.O.T. and the Beasties has been developed by Anne Wood (creator of Teletubbies, In the Night Garden, and Twirlywoos) and will premiere on …

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Nickelodeon teams with the NFL and King Saladeen for SpongeBob SquarePants Junk Food clothing range

ViacomCBS Consumer Products has struck up a new partnership with the NFL and Junk Food Clothing to launch an NFL x SpongeBob SquarePants Junk Food Collection by King Saladeen. The collection will feature apparel designed by the popular Philadelphia artist, King Saladeen. Launching today, the collection of styles includes short …

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The Point. 1888 and Moonbug Entertainment sign six new partners for pre-school hit Blippi

The Point. 1888 and Moonbug Entertainment Ltd have secured six new licensing partners for the popular children’s brand, Blippi. The latest raft follows the brand’s recent publishing partnership with DJ Murphy and builds on the growing demand for licensed Blippi products. The Point. 1888 was appointed in the summer as …

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Asmodee to launch PAW Patrol, Pixar, Marvel, and Minions licensed Dobble

Asmodee is launching four new licensed editions of its hit speed observation game Dobble this year thanks to a slew of partnerships with PAW Patrol, Pixar, Marvel, and Minions. Dobble, a game in which players must spot a single matching image between two cards, has grown into a national phenomenon …

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STEM and eco-focused pre-school series Briko makes international debut to ‘tremendous interest’

Briko, a new pre-school series aimed at encouraging children into STEM-focused DIY activities has made its international debut having launched on the Turkish children’s channel MinikaCocuk. According to the teams behind the series, it has already received ‘tremendous interest’ from children, parents, and national media. The new series is co-produced …

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Playmobil teams with Volkswagen to launch Camper Bus and VW Beetle models

Playmobil has extended its partnership with VW to immortalise two of the car maker’s classic models in Playmobil rendering with the upcoming launch of the original Camper Bus ‘Bulli’ from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and the popular VW Beetle. The new range will look to celebrate the innovation, technology, and quality …

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Take a first look at the new Peaky Blinders: Faster Than Truth card game from Steamforged Games

Fans have been offered a sneak first peek at the upcoming Peaky Blinders: Faster Than Truth card game, a tabletop gaming title developed by Steamforged Games under a licensing agreement with Banijay Brands and Caryn Mandabach Productions. The card game is scheduled for release on February 26, 2021 and will …

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Japan’s biggest anime feature movie Demon Slayer has its sights on US licensing with Lucky Helmet

The Japanese animated feature film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train is set to expand its licensing and merchandising presence across the US through the efforts of the IP development business, Lucky Helmet. It will mark the first in a sweep of new IP to be brought …

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