Disney Consumer Products Gears Up for a Powerful Year from Pixar
Innovative New Toy Lines from TOMY Supporting Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur Unveiled Ahead of Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair
GLENDALE, Calif. -- January 13, 2015 -- Disney Consumer Products today unveiled exclusive details about the new global toy lines celebrating Disney-Pixar's Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur, debuting theatrically in the U.S. on June 19, 2015, and Nov. 25, 2015, respectively. Both movies will have robust toy lines from best-in-class licensee TOMY, whose innovative approach, strength in international markets and ability to reflect Pixar's unique storytelling in its product lines made them the ideal choice for Pixar Animation Studios' most exciting year yet.
Disney's Marvel and Netflix Join Forces to Develop Historic Four Series Epic plus a Miniseries Event Based on Renowned Marvel Characters
- Landmark Deal Brings Marvel's Flawed Heroes of Hell's Kitchen, led by "Daredevil", to the World's Leading Internet TV Network in 2015
BURBANK, California, Nov. 7, 2013 -- The Walt Disney Co. and Netflix Inc. today announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel's most popular characters exclusively to the world's leading internet TV Network beginning in 2015. This pioneering agreement calls for Marvel to develop four serialised programmes leading to a miniseries programming event.
September 2013 - Funko has announced several new Disney Collectible Vinyl Figures, each featuring a catchphrase on their base.
Expect to see Tinker Bell, Cinderella, Ariel, and Malificent in stores around October 10th.
September 2013 - Funko has announced two new POP! Vinyl figures based on Epic Mickey - Mickey Mouse and Oswald Rabbit.
Expect to see these two POPs in stores around October 10th.
Hasbro and Disney Expand Strategic Merchandising Relationship for Major Entertainment Properties
Agreement Extends Hasbro's Global Toy and Game Merchandise Rights for Marvel Characters Through 2020
PAWTUCKET, R.I. & BURBANK, Calif. -- July 22, 2013 -- Global branded play company, Hasbro, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company today announced the two companies are expanding their strategic merchandising relationship for major Disney entertainment properties Marvel and Star Wars.
The Marvel amendment extends Hasbro's global rights to Marvel characters for an additional two years running through 2020. Hasbro will continue to develop a wide range of toys and games for Marvel's global Universe of more than 8,000 characters, including Spider-Man, The Avengers and Iron Man.
May 2013 - Funko has announced a new batch of POP! vinyl figures based on Disney characters.
Expect to see Disney Pop! Series 5 in stores around June 27th. Series 5 includes:
Peter Pan Minimates Soar into the Disney Store With New Photos!
March 2013 - With the recent release of Peter Pan on Blu-ray, fans of all ages have had the chance to experience the classic animated film for the first time. And now they can act out the adventures they saw in the film using Minimates mini-figures! Two box sets and one vehicle featuring 2-inch Minimates of the famous Peter Pan characters have hit the Disney Store, and they are packed with playability!
INTRODUCING THE NEW 2013 STAR WARS® Star Tours™ Action Figure Packs from Hasbro
February 2013 - The celebration of the amazing new Star Tours Disney theme park ride continues in 2013 with new STAR WARS Star Tours Action Figure Packs from Hasbro. Building off of the packs released in 2011, these two sets of figures introduce new Droids from the ride experience as well as a few reprised fan favorites. New figures include a blue Signal Droid, red RX Droid, a G2 Droid rebuilt from scratch for more accurate detail, and the very first appearance of a new Seeker Droid!
These packs launch in May 2013 at Walt Disney World - Hollywood Studios during STAR WARS Weekends and will be available at Walt Disney World stores in Florida and Disneyland Resort stores in California shortly thereafter.
Experience the magic of the ride and then relive the action with the STAR WARS Star Tours Action Figure Packs!
(Item# A0416) STAR WARS® Star Tours™: Search for the Rebel Spy
The Disney Store Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Peter Pan with Exclusive Minimates!
February 2013 - In 1953, the Walt Disney Company delighted audiences with its full-length animated feature Peter Pan, an adaptation of the 1911 novel about a magical boy who wouldn't grow up. Now, with the first-ever Blu-Ray release of the film in stores now, the Disney Store has teamed up with Diamond Select Toys to release the first-ever Disney Minimates, based on Peter Pan!
LEGO Systems Unveils 250 New Building Sets at American International Toy Fair
- Builders of all ages will be inspired by endless LEGO possibilities, from new preschool play options to classic themes and new licenses to the introduction of the most advanced LEGO® robotics product ever -
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 -- American International Toy Fair -- LEGO Systems, Inc., makers of the world's leading construction toys, will unveil its largest collection of build and play toys ever – 250 new products – at the American International Toy Fair in New York City. With new products launching throughout the year, children of all ages and interests will find a LEGO® building set or theme to spark their building creativity, inspire storytelling and role play or keep them engaged in imaginative play for hours. New items are on display in Booth #1351 in Hall 3B of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from February 10-13.