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,كD 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. Said Jamie Kampel, Vice President, Licensing & Partnerships at Legendary.
"The Warcraft universe represents one of the most passionate fandoms in the world. 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, Warcraft's master toy partner will host a special showcase of its range on Saturday, February 13th from 9 am to 12pm. This will feature a broad range of figures and role play items. Said John Blaney, EVP of Marketing at Jakks Pacific.
"We had a huge responsibility to bring Warcraft's iconic characters to life for its fans. We're extremely proud of the items that this universe inspired and look forward to thrilling fans as these items hit stores this Spring."
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. 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. 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.
Legendary's Warcraft is a 3D epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based upon Blizzard Entertainment's globally-renowned universe. Directed by Duncan Jones 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.
Warcraft won't be the only movie with toys on display. Just in time for the sequel that hits theaters this June, Independence Day: Resurgence ship Hybrid Fighter Jet comes to life with sound and lights. Fans can push the button to hear engine and blaster sounds. Ship also features a removable pilot! Also available is the Hybrid Blaster, which comes to life with sound and lights. Fans can pull the trigger to hear blaster sounds from the movie! Features green LED lights. You can see images of both toys below.
The 4" The Little Prince Figurine is an out-of-this-world collector's item for all generations. The brand-new figurine whose debut is perfectly timed to the release of the star-studded feature film next month, brings the petite prince to life with an endearing expression, soft colors and simple design. These cosmic characters are ready for exciting explorations together - just like in the new movie that "lands" in theaters next month! Dressed in his classic green jumpsuit with red grosgrain ribbon belt and soft fleece scarf, The Little Prince 12" plush comes complete with wise Fox by his side! Check out some of this cool merchandise that will be making its presence known starting tomorrow.