NY TOY FAIR: WB’s Godzilla Stomps Through NY
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has unveiled a monstrous collection of products for its forthcoming film Godzilla on the American International Toy Fair show floor, which is in full swing now in New York City.
For the classic monster property that is ready to get a fiery breath of new life May 16, WBCP has tapped Bandai America for a line up of toys. Other licensees on board include Jakks Pacific for large-scale figures and toy products inspired by the “King of Monsters,” NECA for novelty and collector toys and Sideshow Collectibles for authentic statues.
WBCP will also be showcasing its myriad other hit properties at New York’s Javits Convention Center this week including The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which will get an array of toys, costumes and collectibles from partners such as The LEGO Group, WETA Workshop, Rubie’s Costumes, Eaglemoss, Funko, United Cutlery, The Noble Collection, NECO, Cryptozoic, Kosmos, Ravensburger, Winning Moves, Pressman Toy, Games Workshop and USAopoly.
For the film 300: Rise of an Empire, licensees on the roster include The Noble Collection, Rubie’s Costume Co., Museum Replicas, Trends, Funko and Tonner.
Of course WBCP is representing its evergreen Batman and DC Super Friends properties at New York Toy Fair, and is continuing to build the licenses with partners such as Mattel (look especially for the new DC Comics collector offerings from the company), The LEGO Group and Rubie’s Costumes, among others. Additional partners include Thinkway with a fresh new line of role play accessories, including a utility belt and sword assortment, a cape and cowl set and complete dress up with gauntlets and gadgets; Sideshow Collectibles with a range of premium format statues and life-sized busts for the DC Comics portfolio; and Jakks Pacific will support the DC Universe with large-scale figures, plug and play games and figural flashlights.