Factory Entertainment announces Game of Thrones® collectibles license
Concord, CA – (Virtual Press Office
) -- Factory Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with HBO® (Home Box Office, Inc.) to produce a line of collectibles across several categories from the Emmy® award winning television series Game of Thrones.
• Collector Plush –Direwolves, Dragons, Dragon Eggs and other creatures and characters in detailed collector plush form.
• Throw Pillows – High quality decorative pillows bearing the sigils and mottos of the Great Houses of Westeros.
• Prop Replicas – Iconic objects and costume elements replicated in exacting detail as quality limited editions.
• Sculptural Miniatures – Scaled polystone sculptures of key castles, buildings and environments featured in the series.
The first products are currently in development with a planned release starting in the summer of 2013. Initial prototypes will be unveiled in the Factory Entertainment Booth (#4979) at New York Toy Fair in February.
“We at Factory Entertainment are huge fans of the epic saga created by George R.R. Martin and so brilliantly brought to life by HBO. We are extremely proud to have been selected to produce a range of high-quality Game of Thrones collectibles,” said Jordan Schwartz, President and CEO of Factory Entertainment. "The Game of Thrones universe is rich in story and character and, as fans ourselves, we are delighted to be offering collectibles that will allow other fans to bring a little piece of Westeros home.”
About Factory Entertainment
Factory Entertainment is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality licensed toys and collectibles featuring a wide variety of music and entertainment properties, including The Beatles, James Bond, Men in Black, Archer, Universal Monsters, Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, Jaws, Monty Python, KISS, and The Princess Bride. For all the latest product information, as well as updates and preproduction previews, please visit www.factoryent.com
About HBO® Global Licensing
HBO® Global Licensing officially licenses the HBO® brand for the development and merchandising of innovative series of products, inspired by the award-winning programs broadcast by the network. Products have been created around classic series such as The Sopranos® and Sex and the City®, as well as current hits such as True Blood® and Game of Thrones®. These products include clothing, jewellery, digital and CD soundtracks, games, books and exclusive premium collections in collaboration with luxury designer brands. Officially Licensed Merchandise is available via sales outlets throughout the USA, via the http://www.store.hbouk.com
website and in the HBO Shop® on 42nd and 6th Avenue in New York City. The HBO® Global Licensing products are also sold in Europe, Asia and Australia.
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