Including Max Arguile’s Reemsborko getting on board with Bill and Ted in the UK & Europe.
The Source rounds up more news from the licensing industry across the globe from the week.
Creative Licensing has teamed up with Max Arguile‘s new company – Reemsborko – to expand the Bill and Ted’s franchise across the UK and Europe. Reemsborko will represent the original two films, with an initial focus on food and beverage, apparel, accessories and special events categories.
Irish comedian Brendan O’Carroll has joined the voice cast of CHF Entertainment’s preschool animation, Daisy & Ollie. The Mrs Brown’s Boys star has been transformed into ‘Daisy’s Grandad’ and will feature in three new episodes to be aired on Cartoonito in July.
Rovio Entertainment has appointed J&M Brands as its licensing agent in the Benelux for Angry Birds.
Designer Maya Hansen is teaming up with the Chupa Chups brand to create a new capsule collection, coinciding with the property’s 60th anniversary next year. Pieces will include mini dresses, crop tops and leggings among others.
The RHS has teamed up with Stark & Greensmith for the launch of a new laser-cut garden screen range with designs inspired by 17th century illustrations from the RHS Lindley Library.
Channel 5’s Milkshake block and Universal Kids have commissioned a third series of Nevision’s Floogals. Season two is due to begin airing in the UK from June 25.
Princesse Tam Tam – part of the Fast Retailing Co – has launched a second campaign featuring Frida Kahlo, this time focusing on swimwear. In addition, Mirabello Carrara in Italy has unveiled four collections of high-end bedding sets and accessories. The deals were secured by Art Ask Agency.
9 Story Media Group has appointed Angela Santomero to the new role of chief creative officer. In addition, it has also confirmed that Out of the Blue Enterprises will be rebranded as 9 Story USA.
WildBrain is to develop and manage a global YouTube strategy (excluding Asia) for Beyblade Burst, as well as producing original content in collaboration with fan channel, BeybladeGeeks. The exclusive two-year agreement was secured with Beyblade owner, Sunrights.
Hearst Magazines has confirmed a licensing deal with Cousin Corporation of Largo, Florida to develop a new jewellery line in collaboration with Cosmopolitan magazine. The brand will be licensed as ‘CosmoStyle by Cosmopolitan‘.
Global kids TV distributor Jetpack Distribution, Wizart Animation, Dibulitoon and Somuga have teamed up for the launch of a new app based on preschool show Yoko which promotes outdoor games.