News Bandai to Make Toys for Warner Godzilla Film's 'Spectacular Creatures'
posted on 2013-06-18 23:44 EDT
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) licensed the toy merchandising rights for Gareth Edwards' upcoming 3D Godzilla film remake to Bandai America Incorporated. Warner's press release references the film's "spectacular creatures" that will appear along with Godzilla.
Warner Bros. and Legendary also signed deals with National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) for gifts and novelties, Jakks Pacific for large-scale figures, Bioworld and Trevco for apparel, Sideshow Collectibles for "authentic" statues, and Rubie's for children and adult costumes.
Diamond Book Distributors, the comic book distributor for many publishers, signed a deal to distribute Godzilla merchandise from Toho Company Ltd. The deal includes toys, comics, collectibles, and lifestyle products.
The Godzilla film will open on May 16, 2014.
Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news tip
[Via ComicBookMovie.com's BatFreak blog]