Character & Entertainment

Its official! Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium renamed as Marvel Stadium

May 26, 2018

In what could be termed as a great news for superhero fans, Etihad Stadium in Melbourne (Australia) has officially rebranded as ‘Marvel Stadium’ following an eight-year deal between Melbourne Stadiums Limited and Disney. The official rebrand will come September 1, along with a Marvel retail store and other activations at the AFL home. The deal […]

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30th anniversary of Shark Week: Discovery unveils robust licensing programmes

May 26, 2018

To celebrate Shark Week’s 30th anniversary, Discovery has unveiled its ‘most ambitious merchandising programme with a robust product line-up, including new apparel, accessories, books, toys, packaged goods among others. “Over the last 30 years Shark Week has transformed into a pop culture phenomenon,” said Leigh Anne Brodsky, executive vice president, Discovery Global Enterprises. “We are […]

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Jungle Book indoor theme parks coming to India, courtesy DQ Entertainment

May 25, 2018

DQ Entertainment (DQE) has inked an exclusive deal with Chiliad Procons to launch multiple indoor theme parks across India inspired by hugely successful IPs such as The Jungle Book, Peter Pan and Robinhood. A new Jungle Book-themed indoor park will debut in Mumbai in 2018, followed by Delhi in 2019 and further expand across major […]

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To celebrate 20th anniversary, Mattel to launch ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ inspired Barbie fashions

May 23, 2018

To celebrate 20th Anniversary of the Powerpuff Girls, Cartoon Network Enterprises has tapped global toymaker Mattel to create a range of Barbie fashions inspired by the tiny supergirls. Recently, Barbie, from the house of Mattel Toys, launched an India-exclusive collection of dolls inspired by several cultural aspects. The collectibles, from the Colours of India series, […]

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Torrid launches Jurassic World-inspired apparel collection

May 23, 2018

Fashion powerhouse Torrid has launched Jurassic World apparel collection in partnership with Universal. The Jurassic World collection is inspired by the highly-anticipated movie ‘Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom’ and pays homage to the original empire in select designs. The 12-piece capsule collection features a hooded anorak, midi skirt, a variety of t-shirts, among others. The […]

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Invicta unveils Star Wars designer watches

May 21, 2018

Invicta and Sideshow Collectibles have partnered to produce a line of watches that re-imagine characters from the sci-fi franchise “Star Wars”. Boba Fett, C-3PO, R2-D2, Darth Vader, and a stormtrooper are all available as stainless-steel wrist watches. Inspired by the sci-fi characters, each product borrows design elements from its namesake characters. The back of each […]

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Amid Loki and Iron Man, here’s why Deadpool remains famous in cosplay universe

May 17, 2018

Pop-culture began in India a decade ago, and till then there’s no stopping! Every year cosplayers chose their favourite character – be it Batman or Joker, or any superhero from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not to forget, the old-school blood sucking Vampire still rule the hearts and the charts, when it comes to cosplay. Iron […]

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Marvel, TCG team up for new superhero-inspired home décor collection

May 16, 2018

Marvel has teamed up with TCG for a new collection of superhero-inspired home décor items, as per a report in the Global License. The new line will feature double-sided foam Gelli mats that feature characters on one side and patterns on the other. “Marvel Superheroes always save the day, and we’re delighted to feature these […]

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After Smurfs and Supers, say hello to fully-themed ‘Toy Story’ aircraft

May 15, 2018

Disney is doing a pretty good job of taking over the world, with its unique merchandises. After Smurfs and the Supers family, the latest move is to take over the skies with their own fully-themed ‘Toy Story’ aircraft. The venture between China Eastern Airlines and the Shanghai Disney Resort aims to connect people in Beijing […]

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Photographer Rankin celebrates Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary. Here’s how

May 14, 2018

To celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, Disney Consumer Products is coming up with a new special-edition book that features photographs by noted photographer Rankin. The book “Mickey Mouse & Me”, features portraits of pop-culture icons who share stories about the interactions with the legendary property. Props include Mickey figure, Mickey Mouse ears a and giant […]

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