Tag Archives: Universal Brand Development

Wow! Stuff reveals Jurassic World RealFX Baby Blue

Leading toy innovation company Wow! Stuff has unveiled the first images of its new blockbuster Jurassic World toy – Jurassic World RealFX Baby Blue – which has so far been kept tightly guarded. Inspired by the blockbuster Jurassic World franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, and timed to the upcoming …

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Mattel announces multi-year global licensing agreement for DreamWorks’ Trolls

Mattel has entered into a multi-year global licensing agreement with Universal Brand Development for DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls, one of the most recognised family entertainment brands in the world. Through the agreement, Mattel has the licensing rights to develop a full line of toys for the franchise, including dolls, vehicles, plush, games …

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The LEGO Group debuts six new Jurassic World Dominion sets

The LEGO Group and Universal Brand Development have officially revealed six new sets inspired by the upcoming feature film Jurassic World Dominion, from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, set to hit cinemas in June 2022. Each set offers a chance for fans to dive into their very own prehistoric world, with endless …

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Mattel, Playmobil and Just Play strengthen Spirit toy lines as new film rolls out across EMEA

Universal Brand Development has launched a cross-category consumer products programme centered on the latest chapter in the DreamWorks Animation Spirit franchise, as the new animated feature film, Spirit Untamed rolls out across EMEA this summer. Having premiered in Central London last weekend at an event attended by celebrities and their …

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Hasbro and Universal partner to launch Transformers x Jurassic Park mash-up… proving that life does find a way

Even if you could never have imagined it, life… (you’ve guessed it), finds a way. Hasbro has finally partnered up with Universal Brand Development and Amblin Entertainment to create the DNA mash-up we’ve all been waiting for; bringing Jurassic Park and the Transformers franchise together for the first time. Under …

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Universal Monsters rise up in new NECA action figure partnership

National Entertainment Collectibles Association – NECA – has detailed plans for a full line of Universal Monsters action figures developed in close partnership with Universal Brand Development to capture the look of the horror world’s most iconic figures. Frankenstein’s Monster will rise up this July, depicting the classic monster from …

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TOMY teams with Universal Brand Development to launch Jurassic World Toomies

TOMY has embarked on a new licensing collaboration with Universal Brand Development to launch a new line of pre-school toys for its popular Toomies brand, based on the blockbuster Jurassic World franchise. Jurassic World id a $5 billion global franchise, and with Jurassic World: Dominion scheduled for release in June …

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Posh Paws lines up Sing 2, Minions 2, Jurassic World and Classic Monsters plush with Universal

Posh Paws International has extended its long-standing partnership with Universal Brand Development to continue producing its licensed plush products as the studio rolls out new film and TV content across its blockbuster animated franchises. Leading the charge will be the launch of a range of soft toys based on the …

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Moon & Me team Sutikki announces Hannah Mungo as CEO and welcomes Simon Philips to the board

Sutikki, the children’s entertainment company and production team behind the popular UK show, Moon & Me, has officially announced the appointment of Hannah Mungo as its CEO and Simon Philips as its newest board member. Both specialists in the licensing and children’s entertainment industries, the pair join Sutikki with a …

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TOMY bolsters its licensing portfolio with Sing 2 and Plants vs Zombies toy lines

Last month witnessed the international toy maker, TOMY bolster its licensing portfolio with new toy, plush, and play-sets plans for both Illumination’s upcoming animated motion picture, Sing 2, and the popular Electronic Arts mobile game, Plants vs Zombies. Scheduled for launch on December 22, 2021, TOMY’s Sing 2 toy line …

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