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Big Chief Studios Ltd. is entering a licensing deal with CBS Consumer Products to produce a range of high-end collectibles and gifts, based on Showtime series Penny Dreadful.
Initial product offerings will include highly detailed 1:6 scale collector figures of the main characters from the show, including Vanessa Ives (Eva Green), Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett), and Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton).
The figures will feature hand-painted character portraits, finely tailored costuming, signature accessories, and display bases. The range will expand with Victor Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway), the Creature (Rory Kinnear), and Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney), among others.
Big Chief will begin to offer the initial figure releases directly to consumers via www.bigchiefstudios.co.uk, and through select hobby and specialist retailers.