Film & TV
Mattel to bring back Barney in 2024
“We will introduce the iconic purple dinosaur to a new generation of kids and families around the world across content, products and experiences,” said Josh Silverman, Chief Franchise Officer and Global Head of Consumer Products at Mattel.
Gifts & Concepts debuts Paw Patrol baking range
“We think kids and parents will really love them and hope they will create some special memories together in the kitchen,” said Wouter Struijs, director and owner of Gifts & Concepts.
Natural History Museum welcomes Jurassic Park-inspired shop
“The iconic Jurassic Park film is very close to our hearts and we cannot wait to host this unique retail experience for fans of all ages to enjoy,” said Sam Barnes, Retail Commercial Manager at the Natural History Museum.
Aardman brings ‘Hide & Sheep’ trail to Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens
“It’s a delightful day out for children to explore this lovely 240-acre estate,” said estate general manager Adam Streeter.
Jazwares launches CoComelon HugMees by Squishmallows
“CoComelon HugMees by Squishmallows brings pre-schoolers an ultrasoft and uniquely lovable way to play and interact with their favourite CoComelon characters,” said Gerhard Runken, Senior Vice President of Brand & Marketing at Jazwares
Tomb Raider TV show in the works from Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Waller-Bridge is attached to write the video game adaptation for Amazon, but does not plan to star in the show.
CoComelon’s Nina to get her own spin-off show
“As we grow the CoComelon universe, we’re excited to expand Cody and Nina’s stories and channels,” said Patrick Reese, General Manager for CoComelon at Moonbug Entertainment.
Schleich readies Wizarding World collection
“The schleich brand is known for authenticity, attention to detail and quality all over the world, and Wizarding World will uphold these properties,” said Schleich CEO Dirk Engehausen.
BBC Studios teams with John Adams for The 1% Club board game
“We are confident that the game will become one of the ‘must-have’ family board games for 2023,” said Simon Pilkington, Group Managing Director at John Adams.
Jordan Schwartz, founder of Factory Entertainment, on why creating prop replicas is in their DNA
From Batman and Bond to Star Trek and Men in Black: Jordan Schwartz discusses amazing replica props