Mattel will enter WWE’s ring for another five years, with the world’s largest toymaker pinning down a new deal to become the wrestling company’s master toy licensee through 2019. Financial terms of…
Believe it or not, the best-reviewed movie of 2014 so far is "The Lego Movie." The Warner Bros. animated feature currently sits at a 98 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, an impressive feat given that…
Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage will write and produce the live-action adaptation of Mattel’s Monster High franchise for Universal Pictures. Plot details are unknown, except that the film will be…
Mattel is ready to get more creative with its toys: The world’s largest toymaker has launched Playground Productions as a new banner through which it will create original entertainment for various…
As Mattel reboots its "Max Steel" franchise with a new line of toys and an animated TV series, the company also has revived plans to produce a live action movie based on the property, with Open Road…
Disney-Pixar’s first TV special, “Toy Story of TERROR,” will be out just in time for pre-Halloween scares. ABC announced today that it will air the special at 8 p.m. October 16. Tom Hanks and Tim…
Hasbro will guarantee an additional $80 million in royalty payments to Walt Disney Co. to extend Marvel licensing pact for two years, to 2020, and also will pay Mouse House up to $225 million extra…
The licensing biz is showing no fear in rallying around Godzilla. Fifteen years after Sony stumbled with its big-budget "Godzilla," leaving many partners left with unsold merchandise tied to the…
When “Disney Infinity” launches later this summer, the videogame-toy hybrid will represent not only a new direction for Disney Interactive, it will also give the Mouse House a unique way to promote…
Rovio now has the Force behind "Angry Birds."
New entrants continue to crowd the video streaming biz with Toys R Us launching its own digital entertainment service for kids on Thursday.
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