Lisle signs publishing deal with Egmont for Temple Run

Egmont’s Temple Run offering will span fiction, ebooks, activity books and a magazine.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
Temple Run movie.png

Lisle International Licensing has signed a new deal with Egmont UK for a publishing programme for hit app game Temple Run. 

Egmont’s Temple Run range will span fiction, ebooks, activity books and a magazine, and Lisle has also licensed annuals and non-fiction magazines to complete the global publishing offering.

A major ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Temple Run fiction series will launch in 2014 and readers will be able to choose their own twists within the story, just as they would when playing the game.

Egmont is also launching a brand new range of activity books that will featuring app brands, and Temple Run will be a flagship title in this ‘Downloaded’ series. Each book will feature puzzle and game content inspired by the games, and the range will land at retail in summer 2014.

“Temple Run is a hugely exciting acquisition for Egmont," said Emma Cairns Smith, license acquisition director, Egmont UK.

"The game is dynamic and exciting, has cliff hangers, wrong turns, disappointment and triumph; i.e. a publisher’s dream."

Gayle Tarrant from Lisle International Licensing added: “The partnership with Egmont is perfect for the license as it will allow for deeper involvement by fans into this epic endless runner story and provides a new way for them to experience the excitement that the game creates.

“This next chapter for the Temple Run Licensing Programme will mark the start of an exciting year for the property, with Temple Run Annuals going in to market this month followed by National Geographic non-fiction explorative books planned for fall 2014. 

"In addition a further game release, an additional global platform announcement and increased marketing activity are all planned for 2014 to support the brand and licensees.”

Related

Featured Jobs

Aardman Job Logo 620 x 349

Brand Manager (Maternity Cover)

Part of the brand team, The Brand Manager works closely with several members of the department, including Studio Publicist, Community Managers, Licensing, Sales and Attractions and Live Experiences teams to implement local and international strategies in the form of brand plans and maximising on all activity surrounding the properties.

Universal Job Logo 620 x 349

Senior Graphic Designer, EMEA - Consumer Products

Working in tandem with the Product Development team and reporting into the Design Manager EMEA, the purpose of this role is to drive forward our creativity across all licensed consumer products. As part of the creative team, you’ll be developing exceptional creative assets and product concepts for numerous NBCUniversal franchises that inspire licensing partners across the entire region.

SanrioJob Logo 620 x 349

Creative Manager

Best known for global icon Hello Kitty, Sanrio has a portfolio of more than 400 characters. We license a unique collection of branded gifts, stationery and fashion accessory items while collaborating with the most respected companies in the world. Our EMEA business coordinates the development licensing throughout Europe, Russia, Middle East, Africa, Asia (for Mr Men), Australia and New Zealand. An exciting, permanent opportunity has come up at our London office to lead our Design team as Creative Manager (m/f)

Vivid Job Logo 620 x 349

Digital Marketing Executive - Toys & Games

Vivid is Britain’s biggest toy company and the 20 largest in the world. With offices across the globe, they sell an amazing portfolio of toys and games to over 60 countries. Vivid is best known for its association with blockbuster brands and is very excited about future opportunities around the world.