US toymaker, Wicked Cool Toys has been appointed the master toy partner for the popular animated series, Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks.
The firm has teamed with Bagdasarian Productions and PGS to develop a line of diverse toys, including voice changer singing microphone, articulated figures, playsets, plush and more.
The collection is expected to hit retailers in summer and autumn 2016.
Offering a fresh look at the classic adventures of Alvin, Theodore, Simon and the Chipettes, Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks is already a top-rated CG animated show on Nickelodeon.
Created, written and directed by Janice Karman, who along with her husband Ross Bagdasarian, are the owners and voices of the Chipmunks frnachise and the producers of the previous hit 80s TV series and three Chipmunks movies.
“At Wicked Cool Toys, we have quickly positioned ourselves as a toy industry leader by aligning with powerhouse new and classic brands,” said Michael Rinzler and Jeremy Padawer, co-presidents of Wicked Cool Toys.
“Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks is a perfect complement to our portfolio and our team is envisioning Alvinnn!!! to be one of the most successful new pre-cool properties of 2016.”
Bagdasarian, added: “Janice and I look forward to creating a line of toys that embody the music, personality and uniqueness of our characters.”