Character & Entertainment Entertainment Licensing 

Madame Tussauds New York and London open a new viewing experience of Kong: Skull Island

    Madame Tussauds New York and Madame Tussauds London, in partnership with Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, have opened¬†Kong: Skull Island, a new experience based on the upcoming film. The¬†Kong: Skull Island¬†experience is now open to the public in the wax museums at New York and London. Moreover, the experience will remain as a permanent addition in the New York wax museum. The new attraction will see visitors entirely immersed in the jungle of Skull Island, where they‚Äôll have to journey through bamboo, foliage and vines before encountering…

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Entertainment Licensing 

Halo taps Buckle-Down to develop Halo-themed products

Halo Consumer Products, the licensing arm for the Halo video game series is expanding the franchise across apparel, accessories, home wares and more. Hit video game franchise, Halo is regularly on the move to expand its efforts in the licensing industry with a new set of partners. The push focuses on the US and Canadian markets with select lines hitting the UK and Ireland. Leading the charge, Halo has tapped Buckle-Down to develop a line of Halo-themed belts, suspenders, pet collars and leashes, guitar straps, mobile cases and ID cases.…

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Character Licensing TV Series Licensing 

WB and Turner come together to launch SVOD service in the US this spring

Time Warner-owned Turner and Warner Bros. have come together to launch a new standalone Boomerang premium Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service that will launch¬†in the US this spring. Spanning more than 5,000 titles, the service will include the entire Hanna-Barbera, Loony Tunes and MGM animation¬†content libraries. Also streaming¬†would be classic franchises like¬†Scooby-Doo,¬†Tom & Jerry,¬†Bugs Bunny¬†and¬†The Jetsons, the US$5-monthly¬†Boomerang¬†service will provide access to brand-new original series too.¬† ‚ÄúThere‚Äôs a high volume of episodes. We‚Äôll launch with 1,000, and roll out over time with more and more content,‚ÄĚ says¬†Christina Miller, president…

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