SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2017--
Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced
it has entered into a multi-year, global master toy licensing deal with
Disney Consumer Products, Inc. for Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2.
The deal also includes master toy rights for the 2004 film The
Under the terms of the worldwide agreement, JAKKS will manufacture,
market, and distribute action figures and accessories, including
mini-figures and collectible figures, playsets, interactive toys,
preschool toys, role-play and dress-up accessories, novelty toys, radio
control toy vehicles, toy vehicles, including die cast and plastic as
well as associated playsets.
Incredibles 2 is the follow-up to the 2004 hit animated feature
film The Incredibles, about the adventures of a family with
superpowers. The original film was a blockbuster hit at the box office,
grossing more than $600 million worldwide during its original theatrical
run and winning two Academy® Awards.
“We’re thrilled to extend our relationship with Disney and be named the
master toy licensee for The Incredibles franchise,” said Stephen
Berman, Chairman & CEO, JAKKS Pacific. “We are looking forward to
working with the remarkable storytellers at Pixar and Disney to bring The
Incredibles characters to life through a variety of toys and other
consumer products for a new generation of kids.”
“Fans around the world are excited to see their favorite super family
back on the big screen with Incredibles 2,” said Josh Silverman,
EVP, Global Licensing, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media,
“and we’re thrilled that the creativity and innovation seen in the film
is seamlessly brought to life in the broad assortment of toys JAKKS has
About Disney Consumer Products and Interactive
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) is the business
segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that brings our Company’s
stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical
products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from
toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises two
main lines of business: Disney Consumer Products (DCP), and Disney
Interactive (DI). The combined segment is home to world class teams of
app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail
business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who
inspire imaginations around the world.
About JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) is a leading designer, manufacturer
and marketer of toys and consumer products sold throughout the world,
with its headquarters in Santa Monica, California. JAKKS Pacific’s
popular proprietary brands include BIG-FIGS™, XPV®, Max Tow™ and
Friends, Disguise®, Moose Mountain®, Funnoodle®, Maui®, Kids Only!®; a
wide range of entertainment-inspired products featuring premier licensed
properties; and C’est Moi™, a youth skincare and makeup brand. Through
JAKKS Cares, the company’s commitment to philanthropy, JAKKS is helping
to make a positive impact on the lives of children. Visit us at www.jakks.com and
follow us on Instagram (@jakkstoys),
and Facebook (JAKKS
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