Including ITV revealing its licensee line-up for the eagerly awaited Watership Down.
The Source rounds up more news from the licensing industry across the globe from the week.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has revealed its line-up of licensees for Watership Down, which is due to air on BBC1 over the Christmas period. Studio by Gemma (greeting cards), Pan Macmillan (gift story book and colouring book), Moorcroft (bespoke china pottery), Nemesis Now (cast iron and bronze figures), Robert James (bronze sculptures) and Signature Gifts (personalised gifts) are all on board. They have now been joined by Smith & Brooks (babywear), Carousel Calendars (calendars) and Licensed to Charm (jewellery charms).
A new series of Star Wars animated shorts have premiered online. Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures aim to introduce the classic themes, pivotal moments and iconic characters from the sage to the next generation. Action figures from Hasbro will complement the launch, launching in Asda from February 2019.
Wrebbit Puzzles has secured a two-year, worldwide licensing agreement with HBO Licensing and Retail to produce and market puzzles of some of the landmarks from Game of Thrones. The range will be distributed in the UK by Coiledspring Games.
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Die Hard, 20th Century Fox Consumer Products has unveiled a new product range. The collection will include books, collectables, apparel and Pop! figurines from a number of licensees.
Shutterstock has secured a partnership with Greenlight, which will enable its customers to licence image and video content that would otherwise only be available for editorial purposes.
Cosmopolitan has confirmed new partnerships with MPL Home and AROVO to launch a range of products across Europe. Brokered by IMG, the deals will see Cosmopolitan launch its first electrical beauty tools and audio electronics, as well as home textiles, fashion and beauty accessories.