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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is “perfect time to take a pause” on saga

This year’s concluding instalment in Disney’s Star Wars trilogy will mark “a nice time to take a pause,” on the sci-fi saga, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has told national media. Disney revealed the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at Star Wars Celebration this weekend. It …

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“Disney+ will be a standout in the market,” says firm as more content is revealed

Disney+ marks a “bold step forward in a new era for the company,” is the message to emerge from the official launch details of Disney’s new streaming service. The new platform will launch on November 12th this year armed with content from the worlds of Marvel, Pixar, classic Disney, Star …

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LEGO, Hasbro and Funko join $5million donation for Avengers Universe Unites charity launch

LEGO, Hasbro, Funko and Amazon have donated over $4 million in Avengers: Endgame toys and products to the Starlight Children’s Foundation, an initiative that will see the haul sent to children’s hospitals across the US. The donation was made as part of the launch of Avengers Universe Unites, a charity …

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Fox Consumer Products chief to leave post in wake of Disney merger

Twentieth Century Fox Film’s president of consumer products and innovation, Jim Fielding is exiting the firm in the wake of Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of most of Fox. Fielding is a consumer products veteran, and one of the high-ranking Fox managers to be leaving the company now that Disney has …

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Charms race: How is tech becoming the lead character in today’s movie toy launches?

Films today have become a battleground for technology and explosive entertainment, and with that has come a greater expectation from the toys that tie it all together. Robert Hutchins takes a look at how tech is fast becoming the lead character in today’s movie toy launches

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MGM names new VP of global consumer products and experiences

Robert Marick will be responsible for overseeing the expansion of MGM’s traditional merchandise, interactive and consumer products business. He is also developing a global strategy with a focus on consumer products licensing, digital and gaming.

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