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DreamWorks Animation collaborates with Opus for limited edition book celebrating 25 years of the studio

A limited edition book celebrating the creative achievements and 25 year legacy of DreamWorks Animation is readying for launch, signalling the culmination of a four-year project between the animation studio and Opus Publishing. The Official DreamWorks Animation Opus is a large-format book that documents the journey of the studio and …

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark creeps into retail with apparel and publishing

Guillermo del Toro and André Øvredal’s atmospheric new film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, is creeping into the retail space thanks to a tranche of licensing partners across apparel, accessories and publishing. In a series of deals secured by CBS Consumer Products, the film is already building a …

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Rainbow Designs to launch DreamWorks’ Abominable plush range this autumn

Rainbow Designs has detailed a new plush character range based on the upcoming DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio film, Abominable. Th new plush range will be available this autumn, coinciding with the release of the animated feature film on October 11 this year. Abominable is an adventure about a teenage …

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Yippee-Ki-Yay! Die Hard finally swings into board gaming with USAopoly’s latest

USAopoly, a specialist when it comes to licensed board game and puzzle publishing, has teamed with Fox Consumer Products to release Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist Board Game. The one-versus-many tabletop game allows players to take on the role of action hero fan’s favourite, John McClane, or assume the identity …

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Mondo TV and Toon2Tango form alliance to deliver eight new animated series in next four years

The European animated content producer and distributor, Mondo TV Group has detailed a major new strategic cooperation deal with the German kids and family entertainment company, Toon2Tango. The alliance will focus on developing, producing and distributing unique programmes with a strong merchandise appeal. The partnership will aim to develop at …

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Build your own Game of Thrones ending with HBO and Mega Brands’ official construction toys

The record-breaking HBO series, Game of Thrones has made its latest play for the toy aisles, through a strategic alliance with the construction toy specialist, Mega Brands. The two houses will now look to conquer the construction toy market with its official Game of Thrones Mega Construx range. Through this …

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DNC expects “dramatic uplift” in classic and movie Spider-Man sales this summer

DNC, the UK housewares and food and drink product specialist it expecting to see a “dramatic uplift in sales of its classic and movie Spider-Man licensed ranges” this summer, coinciding with the cinematic release of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Far from Home. The company has benefitted from a partnership with Disney at …

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Cult hit video game Cuphead lands its own Netflix animated series

Cuphead, the vintage-styled video game made notorious for its compelling difficulty, has been building its pop cult following for the past couple of year through a growing licensing programme. It’s now just landed its first animated series. The all-animated series will arrive courtesy of a partnership between Netflix and King …

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Disney launches first Mulan trailer during Women’s World Cup Final

Disney has launched the first trailer for its live-action remake of its popular 1998 animated film, Mulan. The first-look trailer was aired during the half-time break of the FIFA Women’s World Cup final on Sunday, July 7, which witnessed the USA triumph over Holland. Directed by Niki Caro and written …

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