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Licensing Expo Redux

Licensing Expo took over Las Vegas this week, which means news of many new toon tie-ins coming to shelves around the worlds! Here’s a brief run-down. Among the LIMA 2018 International ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Kids Pulls ‘Moon and Me’ into Orbit from Bento’s Sutikki

Sutikki, the kids and family division of Bento Box Ent., announces that Universal Kids will be the US TV home for its upcoming preschool series Moon and Me, created by Andrew Davenport ... Continue Reading →
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Paul McCartney Taps New Writer for Animated Movie

It’s helter skelter (last Beatles joke, I swear) as famed Beatle and Wing Paul McCartney has found a replacement writer for his animated film in development, High in the Clouds. Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages, Alibaba Bring ‘Molang’ to Chinese Markets

French animation producer Millimages’ best-selling IP Molang will be making waves in China thanks to a big licensing deal with e-commerce giant Alibaba. Alibaba Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Atomic Cartoons Bringing ‘Last Kids on Earth’ to TV

Thunderbird Entertainment announces that its animation studio, Atomic Cartoons (Beat Bugs, Little Charmers, Rocket Monkeys), has optioned the TV adaptation rights to Max Brallier’s ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Netflix Unveils ‘Magic School Bus’ Re-Do

Hang on to your childhoods, ‘90s kids. Netflix has released the first trailer for its much anticipated revamp of Emmy-winning The Magic School Bus. Produced by 9 Story and Scholastic, ... Continue Reading →
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WB, LEGO Group Build ‘Ninjago Movie’ Global Program

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group have joined forces with a crack squad of licensing & merchandising partners to harness the Ninja Warrior Spirit in a comprehensive ... Continue Reading →
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‘Saga,’ ‘Charlie Chan’ Lead 2017 Eisner Winners

The 29th annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards took place Friday night during Comic-Con San Diego, honoring the best in the year’s sequential storytelling arts as well as the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Expo

Continuing coverage of the announcements coming out of the Las Vegas Licensing Expo and related industry this week. Prior snippets can be found here and here. + DHX Brands and Dentsu ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, WB & Mattel Top 2017 LIMA Licensing Awards

Tuesday night, LIMA presented the 2017 International Licensing Awards to winners in 20 categories at a ceremony held during the Licensing Expo, underway at the Mandalay Bay Concention ... Continue Reading →