Legendary along with Universal Picture has joined forces with a number of licensing partners and agents to support the upcoming action film Pacific Rim Uprising that is scheduled to release in February next year.
Firstly, Bandai has been taken on board to launch a line of highly articulated figures, die-cast and resin robot action figure sets, die-cast figurines and plastic model kits, all of which will represent characters from the film including various Mechs and Kaiju.
Legendary has also partnered with Isaac Morris for a line of men’s and boys’ apparel including basic tees, fashion separates and sets, hoodies, juniors apparel and swimwear.
Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles has also signed on to offer a range of branded products including select action figures, Minimates mini-figures, Vinimates vinyl figures, Gallery PVC dioramas, vinyl coin banks, replicas with lights and sound and housewares. The first products are set to ship in February 2018.
On the other hand, Tri-Force will produce 1:1 scale prop replicas as well as 10-24 inch statues with and without features such as light.
Trends International will create an array of home décor products, such as posters and calendars, featuring scenes and characters from the film.
Insight Editions will introduce a hardcover coffee table book featuring movie art, stills and early design renderings. Additionally, young fans will be able to experience the action of the film through a series of junior novels.
Titan Publishing will release a special film novelization as well as the Official Jaeger Handbook.
And lastly, River Horse Games will develop a line of collectible board games and role playing games, which will aim to bring the Jaeger vs. Kaiju battleground to life.
In addition, Legendary has also tapped several licensing agents to help expand the global reach of its merchandising plan.
New agents include Click Licensing for Southeast Asia and Korea; Kopa for Latin America; and European Licensing Company for Eastern Europe and Russia.