This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Warner Bros. Consumer Products Unveils Worldwide Licensing Program For The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all fans of Middle-earth – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has teamed up with a slate of renowned global licensees to capture the adventure of the eagerly awaited blockbuster film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM). From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is first in a trilogy of films based on the classic tale from J.R.R. Tolkien and has licensees from around the world lined up to support the epic saga.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/LA30249-a)

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/LA30249-b)

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/LA30249-c)

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/LA30249-d)

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/LA30249-e)

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/LA30249LOGO-f)

As The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits theaters today, December 14, 2012, an array of products inspired by the film will be available at retailers worldwide, with several products also available at HobbitShop.com.

"The enduring popularity of the world of Middle-earth places The Hobbit Trilogy in a unique category of film franchises with the ability to delight fans for generations to come," said Brad Globe, President, Warner Bros. Consumer Products.  "We work closely with our impressive roster of licensees to create products that capture the spirit of this fantastically imagined world and give fans a chance to immerse themselves, once again, in Middle-earth with their favorite stories and characters off-screen."

With the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, WBCP is excited to unveil its vast licensing and merchandise program supporting this highly anticipated film.  Co-master toy licensees The Bridge Direct and Vivid Group bring an assortment of highly detailed action figures, collector's figures, and role play toys in support of the film.  Also lighting up the toy aisles is LEGO with a LEGO Games build-and-change construction game, as well as an array of construction sets inspired by key moments from the film; and global partner Rubie's Costume Co. with a detailed line of costumes and accessories based on the film's legendary characters.

Additional key licensees include collector-favorites such as Weta Workshop, with richly detailed prop replicas from the same studio responsible for props in the film; The Noble Collection with high-quality collectibles; and United Cutlery with collector weaponry replicas.  In apparel, perennial favorite Bioworld, and niche retailer Jinx, offer classic and quirky styles to delight all fans, while Trevco brings fans fun print-to-order t-shirts, TV Mania features fantastical styles for all ages, and Elope offers a collection of apparel and accessories, among others.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,607.56 +11.21 0.06%
S&P 500 2,061.60 +3.96 0.19%
NASDAQ 4,978.8510 +20.3830 0.41%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs