ITV Studios Global Entertainment is expanding the licensing programme for its Gerry Anderson portfolio.
Incorporating cult classics like Captain Scarlet, Stingray, Joe 90 and Space 1999, the new lines, aimed at adult fans and collectors, will span key categories including collectables, figurines, adult apparel and gifting.
Targeting the collectors market across the UK and Ireland, Robert Harrop will launch a range of collectables based on the Gerry Anderson portfolio including Captain Scarlet, Fireball XL5, Joe 90, Space: 1999, Stingray, Supercar and UFO.
The lines will feature high quality bronze figurines, character figures, resin figures, vehicles and pewter figures.
Elsewhere, Plastichead will launch a collection of adult apparel, accessories, mugs and mug sets across the UK and Ireland, while greetings cards publisher Hype Associates is on board for a range of high end greetings cards, gift wrap and bags.
Anderson Entertainment is set to showcase a quirky range of limited edition gifts including apparel, replica models, badges, limited edition paintings and posters based on both Classic Thunderbirds and Gerry Anderson properties.
Unstoppable Cards will also roll out its line of collectable cards inspired by Classic Thunderbirds and the Gerry Anderson properties Captain Scarlet, Space: 1999, Supercar, Joe 90, Fireball XL5, UFO. The range will launch internationally across key territories including UK and Ireland, United States and Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Japan and European markets France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
“As we approach the 50th anniversary of Thunderbirds, it’s important for us to explore the entirety of Gerry Anderson’s extraordinary portfolio and celebrate his incredible skill, determination and diversity through a variety of unique product ranges," said Trudi Hayward, SVP, head of global merchandising at ITVS GE.