April 6, 2018
and has also picked up the license for
Game of Thrones
author George R.R. Martin this week at New York Toy Fair.
The company will launch a variety of Marvel products later this year in conjunction with upcoming film releases including
of Ultron, Ant-Man,
Captain America: Civil War
Among the products planned for the films are Shakems motion statue collectibles, highly detailed 1:32-scale painted miniatures, Monoliths bas-relief sculptures and walking sticks based on the famous accessories of various characters beginning with The Kingpin’s cane.
“Thanks to more than 75 years of iconic characters and stories and a rapidly expanding cinematic universe, the influence of Marvel is truly universal, and our love of the Marvel Universe is certainly one of the reasons why we’re in this business,” saysJordan Schwartz, president and chief executive officer, Factory Entertainment. "We’re honored to be able to pay homage to the Marvel legacy by providing our fellow Marvel fans with a line of engaging, high-quality collectibles.”
Additionally, Factory Entertainment has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with novelist, screenwriter and television producer, George R.R. Martin, author of the books that inspired the HBO series "Game of Thrones."
The partnership launches with a collectible plush of Martin dressed in his trademark fisherman’s cap and suspenders and featuring 10 exclusively recorded audio quotes. A number of other products are currently in development.
The company is also expanding its line for the HBO series "Game of Thrones" with new products including a limited edition museum-quality prop replica of the Royal crown of the Houses Baratheon and Lannister. The replica augments Factory Entertainment’s continuing range of Game of Thrones plush characters and decorative throw pillows.
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