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Warner Bros’ Pam Lifford and WWE’s Stephanie McMahon to receive WIT’s Wonder Women Awards Honours

Warner Bros Global Brands and Experiences president, Pam Lifford will join WWE chief brand officer, Stephanie McMahon in becoming the 2020 Honourees of Women in Toys, Licensing, and Entertainment’s 16th Annual Wonder Women Awards. This year’s ceremony will see Lifford take the WIT’s Mentor of the Year Award, while McMahon …

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Warner Bros to co-develop animated features with UK CG studio Locksmith

Warner Bros Pictures has landed a multi-film pact with Locksmith Animation,  the UK CG  feature studio, to co-develop and distribute its slate of pictures. The announcement was made by both Toby Emmerich, chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group, and Courtenay Valenti, president production and development, Warner Bros. Pictures, and Sarah Smith …

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Hornby Hobbies and Corgi re-release iconic Harry Potter models amid demand boom for the franchise

Hornby Hobbies and the Corgi brand have re-released a line of Harry Potter die-cast products, tapping into the current resurgence for the Wizarding World brand at retail. Last year, the British toy model and hobby specialist teamed up with Warner Bros. to kick-start a three year licensing partnership for the …

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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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Harry Potter proves triumphant among Independent Toy Awards 2019 winners

The UK’s independent toy retail scene has confirmed Warner Bros.’ Wizarding World of Harry Potter franchise as one of the hottest licenses on the toy scene this year, voting the brand as a Gold winner across four categories in this year’s Independent Toy Awards. Among what is yet another extensive …

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Licensing International welcomes seven new members to Board of Directors

Licensing International has elected seven new members to its Board of Directors, with licensing veterans from the likes of Warner Bros, Spin Master, and Rovio each taking up their new position as of July 1 this year. Sol Armada from Warner Bros, Juli Boylan from Spin Master, and Simo Hamalainen …

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Harry Potter franchise hits £44m in value sales in the UK as one toy sold every five minutes

The Harry Potter franchise is conjuring up some impressive sales figures, as the NPD reveals that one Harry Potter toy is sold every five minutes here in the UK. The figure puts the Wizarding franchise second only to Disney’s Star Wars in terms of value sales. The NPD points out …

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DC and Warner celebrate Chinese culture in Imperial Palace partnership

Pop Life Global and China’s Imperial Palace have joined forces with Warner Bros. DC to launch a raft of collectable figurines designed to highlight Chinese culture and heritage. The latest collectables are just part of what the partnership has called it Creativity and Historical Culture collection, that will span art …

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Warner Bros is opening a Pokémon pop-up in London’s Covent Garden

Warner Bros is partnering with the entertainment group Legendary to bring a two-storey pop-up Pokémon event to London’s Covent Garden. Called Pokémon Detective Pikachu pop-up, the venue is designed to promote the cinematic release of Pokémon: Detective Pikachu in the UK this May. The venue will open its doors on …

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Mojang and Warner Bros. date live-action Minecraft movie…three years from now

Mojang and Warner Bros. have finally dated the release of the long-awaited Minecraft movie, tantalising fans with a three-year wait until the live-action feature makes its appearance. Mojang announced that the film will premiere on March 4th 2022, having been in the works since 2014. According to a post from …

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