Character & Entertainment

DuckTales is getting a reboot, Shaan and son recreates title track

September 20, 2018

In what could be termed as good news for 1990s kids, Disney Channel India is finally launching the reboot of DuckTales on October 1. It is said that the series will reach out to the next generation and set an example for them to be confident, curious, independent and innovative. And adding punch to its […]

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Mondo TV announces major broadcast deals for ‘Sissi the Young Empress’

September 20, 2018

Mondo TV, one of the largest European producers and distributors of animated content announced two more major broadcast agreements, taking its popular animated TV show for four-to-eight-year-olds, Sissi the Young Empress, to channels serving four countries. From June this year, Sissi has been appearing on Club Illico, an SVOD subscription service and one of the […]

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Genius Brands appoints Brandgenuity as European agent for ‘Llama Llama’

September 11, 2018

Expanding the reach of its licensing program for popular and endearing children’s property ‘Llama Llama’, Genius Brands signed Brandgenuity as the brand’s licensing agent for the UK, Ireland, Spain, Hungary, Poland, and Romania.  The announcement was made by Genius Brands International’s SVP, Global Consumer Products, Lloyd Mintz. “With 20 million books in eight languages sold […]

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We can’t keep calm! Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel has finally landed

September 6, 2018

To all die-hard Marvel fans, Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel has finally landed! As revealed by the cover of the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, viewers finally get the first official look of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first female-led superhero Brie Larson in costume as Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel. As per media reports, Captain Marvel will […]

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Countdown begins! DC Universe digital subscription will launch on Batman day

September 6, 2018

To celebrate Batman Day on September 15, DC Universe will launch a first-of-its-kind digital subscription service to fans across the United States, which operates primarily as a streaming and comic book delivery platform. In addition, the debut date of the exclusive original series ‘Titans’ was announced as October 12, 2018, with episodes released weekly on […]

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HuLa Infotainment Studios inks co-production deal for ‘Tamas and Rajas’ with Brazil

September 6, 2018

Animation Series Tamas and Rajas expands partnership and prepares to win the world! The first Brazilian co-production agreement on animation content with HuLa Studio’s, True Motion opens the gates between Brazil and India in an agreement signed on August-end for the production of new episodes of the series “Tamas and Rajas”. Tamas and Rajas also […]

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Japan’s Monchhichi announces new licensees, promotional partners

September 5, 2018

Japan’s Sekiguchi and Technicolor Animation Productions (TAP) have appointed several top-tier regional licensing agents for Monchhichi. The new CGI animated series have been co-produced by TAP and TF1 in collaboration with Sekiguchi, and have signed a roster of new licensing and promotional partnerships in France, Italy, and Russia. The new agents include Alicom (Nordic region), […]

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Archie Comics appoints Merchantwise for licensing in NZ, Australia

September 5, 2018

Archie Comics has signed Merchantwise to serve as its licensing and merchandise representative in Australia and New Zealand. Archie Comics was first published in 1942, and has expanded into TV shows, movies and more since its creation, including the current TV series “Riverdale.” “It’s exciting to see timeless favorites reinvented for modern audiences. In its […]

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FREAKY FRIDAY: Garfield is one of the first characters to enter Indian licensing market

August 31, 2018

Be it Disney’s Mickey Mouse or Garfield – character and entertainment licensing is one of the largest segments of the licensing business, which is mostly recognized by the general public. The segment includes properties primarily from feature films, television shows, video games and online entertainment. Garfield was one of the first characters to enter the […]

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Pink Panther fashion collection launched at Essentiel Antwerp

August 31, 2018

A Pink Panther fashion collection for women has launched at the Belgian fashion label Essential Antwerp. The deal was brokered by CPLG on behalf of Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. Featuring the Pink Panther, the new fashion line includes sweatshirts, knit sweaters, t-shirts and handbags with embroidery, sequins, and slogans. The collection will be included in […]

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