Minions Gets U.K. Book Partner

Universal Partnerships & Licensing has awarded independent U.K. publisher Centum Books the U.K. master format license for the upcoming film Minions.

April 6, 2018

Minions Gets U.K. Book Partner


, the next film in Universal Pictures' and Illumination Entertainment's

Despicable Me

film franchise, will be released in the U.K. July 12.

The appointment comes after UP&L's successful collaborations with Centum for

Despicable Me 2


Jurassic World

, and was brokered by UP&L's licensing agent CPLG.

Centum is planning a range of times that will include a junior novel, picture storybook, sticker book, activity book, poster book and annual.

"This contract extends our working relationship with Universal and Illumination, and we look forward to creating a range of titles that will be loved by the dedicated


fan base," says Fiona Macmillan, publishing director, Centum Books.

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