As ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) gears up for the 50th anniversary of the TV series, Thunderbirds, in September, the licensor today unveiled details of toy partnerships to bolster the brand’s classic licensing program. ITVS GE is working with its partners to launch new lines of limited edition products targeting collectors and fans of the original series.
In the UK and Eire markets, ITVS GE has signed 3D Online Factory for 3-D printable figurines and craft, Winning Moves for a Thunderbirds Monopoly set, and Hornby for a die-cast vehicle collection. Licensee Planet Replicas will be unveiling TV show prop replicas worldwide.
In the publishing category, Octopus Publishing Group will launch three gifting books, while Panini will produce a 50th Anniversary classic Thunderbirds magazine for the UK and Eire.