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Funko eyes Hollywood with Warner Bros film in the works

Funko has made a move for Hollywood with plans of a new film inspired by its popular Funko Pop figurines now in the works. The new title will be developed in partnership with Warner Bros and Warner Animation Group, serving as an extension of a collaboration with the studio that …

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Funko makes move for cosmetics with Disney villains inspired line

Funko could just be carving a new market for pop-inspired beauty products as it launches its first cosmetics collection inspired by a cast of Disney most infamous villains. The collection will be sold at Ulta Beauty’s stores and website exclusively. The makeup line is based on four classic Disney villains …

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Funko smashes Q2 earnings with net sales soaring 38 per cent

Funko has smashed its Q2 earnings and outstripped all expectations of the pop culture collectables specialist with a very healthy net sales increase of 38 per cent. The Washington-based company is continuing to deliver the goods for 2019, having seen second quarter sales grow to $191.2 million for the second …

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Classic Danger Mouse lands global pop scene deal with Funko

Boat Rocker Studios, the content and brands arm of Boat Rocker Media has struck a worldwide deal with the pop culture consumer products specialist, Funko for a range of Danger Mouse collectables. The new line will feature a variety of traditional and digital products based on the original 1980s animation, …

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Funko launches its first board game at San Diego Comic-Con

Funko has launched itself into the world of tabletop gaming, with the grand unveiling of its new board game at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Funkoverse. “It’s thrilling to finally share with fans the debut of Funkoverse, the first pop culture infused board game from Funko Games,” said Brian …

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Funko lands its own mobile game with Universal Games

Funko has partnered with Universal Games and Digital Platforms to launch a new mobile game featuring Funko Pop characters from across popular Universal franchises. Characters from the likes of Back to the Future, Jurassic World, Fantastic Plastik, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, and Universal Monsters can all be found …

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“Very strong first quarter” for Funko as sales grow 22 per cent

Funko continues to go from strength to strength, having just seen its net sales grow 22 per cent to $166.8 million in its first quarter trading results. In what the company’s CEO has cited as a “very strong quarter,” for the pop culture and collectables specialist, it looks to be …

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Funimation celebrates 25 years of anime success with Funko partnership

The anime specialist – and subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television – is kickstarting a year-long celebration to mark 25 years in the field, with a new partnership with the pop culture experts Funko. Funimation was originally founded in 1994 with the purpose of bringing Dragon Ball Z to North American …

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Alien Day will celebrate 40 years of horror with chestbursting licensee line-up

From the first shocking appearance of the Chestburster, to its acid-secreting monster, Alien has written its own place in history as the definitive sci-fi horror film when it left movie-goers white-knuckled four decades ago. Not only did Ridley Scott’s critically-acclaimed and Academy-Award winning title define cinema of the 80s, but …

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