LEGENDARY TO SPOTLIGHT WARCRAFT RANGE AT NEW YORK TOY FAIR 2016
Toy Fair Attendees ThinkGeek, Just Funky, and Funko to Introduce All-New, Never-Before-Seen Products; Master Toy Partner Jakks Pacific to Host A Special Presentation
BURBANK, Calif., February 11, 2016 – Worlds will collide February 13-16 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City as Legendary Pictures Warcraft, factors heavily in top licensee showcases at this year’s Toy Fair. Attendees will get a glimpse at the expansive merchandise program associated with the highly anticipated film and worldwide fantasy phenomenon. The range represents one of the largest licensing programs Legendary has ever delivered and features a vast array of items that includes everything from high-detail collectibles, mass market figures, toys, apparel, electronics and jewelry guaranteed to satisfy Horde and Alliance supporters alike.
Joining top creators including Weta Workshop, 3D Systems, Insight Editions, Titan Publishing, J!NX, RockLove Jewelry, Maybang’s Collectibles and Mtime, Toy Fair attendees can expect to see new additions to the range from ThinkGeek, Just Funky and Funko. Additionally, master toy partner Jakks Pacific will host a special presentation of the Warcraft line ahead of its upcoming Toys “R” Us launch scheduled for March 2016.
“The Warcraft universe represents one of the most passionate fandoms in the world,” said Jamie Kampel, Vice President, Licensing & Partnerships at Legendary. “The products and collectibles that will be on display at Toy Fair not only capture the essence of the magical worlds that inspired them but the sheer depth of the range creates must-have items for even the most discerning Warcraft fans.
Jakks Pacific – Booth #1135
Jakks Pacific, Warcraft’s master toy partner will host a special showcase of its range on Saturday, February 13th from 9 am to 12pm, featuring a broad range of figures and role play items. “We had a huge responsibility to bring Warcraft’s iconic characters to life for its fans said John Blaney, EVP of Marketing at Jakks Pacific. We’re extremely proud of the items that this universe inspired and look forward to thrilling fans as these items hit stores this Spring.”
Funko – Booth #4805
Toy Fair 2016 guests will get a first-look at items from Funko’s signature offering of stylized vinyl collectibles which will be available in April 2016 just ahead of the film’s release.
Just Funky – Booth #4963
Warcraft themed drinkware will draw the spotlight at the Just Funky booth. This licensee’s range will include novelty tumblers, mugs, water bottles and decorative coasters perfect for the grog of your choosing.
Think Geek – Booth #3015
Known for its geek chic novelty gifts and accessories, Think Geek will showcase a range that includes watches, wall décor, caps, backpacks and stylish loungewear inspired by the Warcraft film.
From Legendary Pictures, Universal Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment and Atlas Entertainment, Warcraft hits theaters June 10, 2016.
Legendary’s WARCRAFT is a 3D epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based upon Blizzard Entertainment’s globally-renowned universe. Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Duncan Jones, the film is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment and Atlas Entertainment production. The producers are Charles Roven, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Alex Gartner and Stuart Fenegan. Jillian Share, Brent O’Connor, Michael Morhaime and Paul Sams serve as executive producers. Rob Pardo, Chris Metzen, Nick Carpenter and Rebecca Steel Roven co-produce. The film will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures on Friday, June 10, 2016.
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. Through complete or joint ownership, Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world’s most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $12 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit: www.legendary.com.