Cat Deeley, actress, model, and host of So You Think You Can Dance, will guest star in special feature episode of the preschool series Kate & Mim-Mim. “Kate in Oz,” features Deeley as the wicked witch and will premiere on Disney Junior next month.
A sneak peek at Gwen Stefani’s new fashion doll line from Mattel was recently released. The new line, Kuu Kuu Harajuku will be available in the spring. Stefani’s new animated series, Kuu Kuu Harajuku premiered on Nickelodeon in the U.S. this month.
Firefly Brand Management signed an exclusive agreement with Dosis Fragrance to create a branded signature perfume for actress and singer, Laura Marano. The new fragrance line will launch this holiday season and will be sold at retailers across the U.S. In addition to three different scents, specially designed holiday gift set.
Earlier this year, Firefly also announced their deal with Evy of California for the launch of the Laura Marano apparel line, available next year.
Firefly Brand Management signed with The Boxing Hall of Fame Inc. (BHOF) to represent the Mike Tyson’s Intellectual Property. Firefly Brand Management represent the brand for two years in all product categories utilizing select assets from the photo library controlled by the Boxing Hall of Fame.
Playmates Toys partnered with WWE to launch WWE Nitro Sprints and Nitro Machines, a new line of racing toys. The collection features WWE Supertars and is now available exclusively at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide.
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The Brand Liaison will represent the lifestyle and DIY YouTube star Lauren Riihimaki for licensing and brand extensions. Licensed products will include DIY and crafting projects related to fashion, jewelry, school supplies, accessories, and more.
The Isaac Hayes Estate has signed an exclusive representation agreement with Beanstalk. The late soul singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and voice artist will be represented under the agency’s Icon Representation division.
Beanstalk will represent the personality rights for use in advertising, media, and long-term brand associations.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ new animated adventure film in the Lego franchise, The Lego Ninjago Movie, has finalized its cast, which will include Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, Abbi Jacobson, Olivia Munn, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Peña, Zach Woods, and Jackie Chan. The film is slated for a nationwide release on September 22, next year.
The Lego Ninjago Movie revolves around a battle for Ninjago City where Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, must defeat evil warlord Garmadon. He is assisted in his quest by his friends, by the Lego Master Builders, and led by kung fu Master Wu. Chan will play Master Wu, Theroux is Garmadon, Franco plays Lloyd, and Munn is Lloyd’s mom, Koko.
The Estate of Humphrey Bogart signed a representation agreement with Beanstalk.
Bogart will be the inaugural client of the agency’s newest service, Icon Representation, which represents the personality rights of legendary icons for use in advertising and promotions.
Bogart is known for his work in films such as The African Queen, The Maltese Falcon, The Big Sleep, Key Largo, Sabrina, and The Caine Mutiny amongst others.
The partnership between Beanstalk and the Humphrey Bogart Estate aims to extend Bogart’s personality rights into strategic categories and develop long-term brand associations.
The Jim Henson Co. signed new apparel and figurines licensing partners to celebrate fantasy classic Labyrinth’s 30th anniversary. The film, starring David Bowie and Jennnifer Connelly, was produced by the Jim Henson Co. and Lucasfilm Ltd.
New apparel partners include Trademark Products in the U.K. and Zen Monkey Studios in the U.S., and new partners for figurines include Funko in the U.S.
Additionally, publisher Insight Editions will release Labyrinth: The Ultimate Visual History in October, featuring artwork, interviews, and on-set photos. Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: The Board Game from River Horse will debut this summer. The classic will also launch on Blu-ray and next generation 4K Ultra HD on September 20 with special features that will take fans behind the scenes at the Center for Puppetry Arts. The film will be released in a Limited Edition Gift Set to include a Digibook in mirrorbox packaging inspired by the film’s climactic and iconic final scene, retailing initially exclusively at Amazon.