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Framestore Reunites with James Gunn on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ Delve into the 620 shots delivered by the studio under VFX supe Jonathan Fawkner to bring back Rocket, ... Continue Reading →
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King Features Toasts Retro Toon Game ‘Cuphead’

Indie game developer Studio MDHR has appointed Hearst’s King Features to represent its old-school animation influenced title Cuphead for licensing. The game is set to launch on Xbox ... Continue Reading →
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Zac Posen ‘Betty Boop’ Line Launches with New Short

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Max Fleischer’s iconic cartoon starlet Betty Boop has appeared in a new animated project with the debut of A Betty Boop Cartoon: “Betty ... Continue Reading →
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BLE Registration Now Open for 2016

Registration is now open for Brand Licensing Europe 2016, the continent’s largest and most prestigious licensing event. Now in its 18th year, BLE returns to the Olympia in London ... Continue Reading →
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Captain America: Civil War New Trailer Reveals Spider-Man Good news for fans as Spidey returns to the Marvel movie universe thanks to a special deal with Sony, bad news for Captain ... Continue Reading →
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Betty Boop Returns in New TV Series

Max Fleischer’s iconic cartoon flapper Betty Boop will be returning to animation nearly 90 years after her debut in Dizzy Dishes. Betty will be starring, for the first time in 30 ... Continue Reading →
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License2Brand Reps ‘Asterix’ in Greece, Cyprus

License2Brand has been appointed a licensing representative for evergreen French property Asterix, and will handle all merchandise rights for the adventurous Viking created by Albert ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Unveils Super Cartoony ‘Popeye’ CG

Sony Pictures Animation has posted a first-look clip, with introduction by animation legend Genndy Tartakovsky, at its upcoming CG feature adaptation of King Features’ classic ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Cowell Partners with Animal Logic for Betty Boop Flick

The original animation super-starlet Betty Boop will take to the silver screen thanks to a partnership between Australian animation house Animal Logic, Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment ... Continue Reading →