Character & Entertainment

Disney closes $71 bln 21st Century Fox Deal

March 22, 2019

The Walt Disney Company has closed the deal on its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox. “This is an extraordinary and historic moment for us—one that will create significant long-term value for our company and our shareholders,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. “Combining Disney’s and 21st […]

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Cadbury Bournvita partners with Doraemon

February 20, 2019

With the exam season kicking in, Doraemon along with Cadbury Bournvita joins you in the preparation to win. Cadbury Bournvita is known to provide kids with great inner strength formula with strong bones, muscles and an active brain. This exam season the partnership with Doraemon is providing kids with a complete exam starter pack. Cadbury […]

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Tom and Jerry live-action movie will begin filming in Summer 2019

January 28, 2019

In what could be termed as good news for all the cartoon lovers, the Tom and Jerry movie will begin filming this summer after being officially announced last year. Earlier in October last year, it was declared that Warner Bros. was developing a live-action/animated hybrid Tom and Jerry movie. According to media reports, the movie […]

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Reliance Retail inks licensing agreement with Disney

January 23, 2019

Reliance Retail has entered into a licensing deal with the Walt Disney Company, according to a report in Economic Times. As per the association, Reliance will retail Disney products featuring the brand’s popular characters under its private label. The new licensing agreement was done in a bid to expand its offerings in the children’s section […]

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Tinga DOJO – The green alien dog comes to rescue Earth!

January 15, 2019

Rendered in green, the colour of nature – Tinga Dojo, A Green Superhero Alien Dog has arrived to save the Planet Earth. The character has been created by Diamond Toons, part of Diamond Group of Publications which is one of the largest publication house in India. First ever character IP in the world which would […]

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Ranveer Singh gets a ‘Simmba’ tribute from Tinkle comics!

January 14, 2019

After ruling the box-office with his action drama ‘Simmba’ and creating a stir with the trailer of his upcoming movie ‘Gully Boy’, Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh share cover with Suppandi and Shikari Shambu on Tinkle Magazine. The famous and popular kids’ comic and magazine Tinkle has featured Ranveer Singh’s Simmba avatar on their special January […]

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Chacha Chaudhary becomes the unofficial ambassador of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’

January 14, 2019

Chacha Chaudhary, the legendary Indian comic hero is the unofficial ambassador of Swachh Bharat with the launch of the fifth comic book – Chacha Chaudhary, Mowgli and Swachh Nagar in continuation to the Swachh Bharat comic series created by Diamond Toons. The comic book involves iconic character Mowgli and the giant Sabu along with Chacha […]

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Nandita Mahtani designs cartoon-inspired fashion collection

December 26, 2018

Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Turner India, announced its first-ever collaboration with entrepreneur and fashion designer, Nandita Mahtani. According to a report in the Economic Times, the capsule collection will include 40 versatile pieces including playful denim jackets, bomber jackets, slip dresses, skirts, and sweatshirts in vibrant colours. The fashion line […]

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Marvel launches new-edition Venom action figure

December 12, 2018

The Disney Store and Diamond Select Toys have teamed up for a new edition of the Marvel Select Venom action figure. The newest Marvel Select Venom action figure stands at 7.75 inches tall and features 16 points of articulation with three interchangeable heads; a removable back attachment that can hold two spider legs; three pairs […]

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Converse, Hello Kitty team up for second collaboration

December 7, 2018

Following the success of the first collaboration, Converse has collaborated with Hello Kitty. The new collection of kawaii footwear, apparel, and accessories feature bold colorways, classic graphics, and some special playful Hello Kitty elements. The Converse x Hello Kitty features two classic Converse silhouettes — One Star and the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star (in […]

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Akshay Kumar unveils ‘2.0’ filter on Facebook. Try it now!

November 30, 2018

On the sidelines of the release of his forthcoming film “2.0”, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar treated his fans by launching the film’s special filter on Facebook. Through the filter, one can try out Akshay’s wrathful avatar look from the film. Check it out here: Bring out your evil side with the #2Point0Filter! Try it now […]

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Good Arrows! Bulldog Licensing bags a Bullseye double

November 29, 2018

Bulldog Licensing has added new partners for top gameshow brand ‘Bullseye’, after signing deals with Crackerjack and Sporting Profiles. The new deals will see Crackerjack produce a gifting range that includes alcohol gift sets, money tins, tankards, and glassware, whilst Sporting Profiles is set to launch a Bullseye fan website. The new deals add to […]

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Genius Brands secures four new licensing partners for ‘Rainbow Rangers’

November 28, 2018

Rainbow Rangers, the new animated adventure series for girls, which premiered on Nick Jr. on November 5, continues to attract new licensing partners in Genius Brands. Genius Brands’ SVP of Global Licensing Lloyd Mintz announced that the company has signed four new licensing partners, including Cra-Z-Art for crafts and activities, Esquire Footwear for shoes and […]

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MDL launches Angry Birds “Hatchies” collectibles

November 27, 2018

Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MD Licensing), which manages licensing for the ‘Angry Birds’ brand and its popular spin-off brand ‘The Hatchlings’ in Italy and Switzerland has agreed to a new Hatchlings license on behalf of Rovio Entertainment. Leading Italian publisher De Agostini Editore is marketing a series of Angry Birds Hatchlings ‘Hatchies’ – colourful collectible figurines sold in […]

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