The Jungle Book Toy Line Launches in Key Global Territories
DQE # NEWS STAND
The Jungle Book toys launch globally
HYDERABAD, India, July 3 2013, PRNewswire – The Jungle Book CGI animated series has over 100 licensees across a variety of industries worldwide. Following the success of the TV series, The Jungle Book Toy Line, consisting of action figures, play sets and walkie talkies; outdoor adventure, electronic and summer toys has now launched in key global territories.
SMC Entertainment Group, Inc. (SMC), Sun-Mate Corporation and DQ Entertainment International, producer and global rights owner of ‘The Jungle Book’ TV series, have secured best-in-class partners for the launch. Jungle Book toys will be carried at Toys”R”Us in Australia, the Middle East, Israel, South Africa and the US and by other key retailers in these territories and across Scandinavia. The range will also be available from online retailers, including Amazon.com.
The launch will be supported by promotions and giveaways in selected stores. Mowgli, Baloo and the rest of the Jungle Crew will come to life with a ‘Quick Service Restaurant’ (QSR) Promotion by Burger King across 14,000 restaurants worldwide. Children will receive one of six great Jungle Book toys in each Kids Meal!
What’s more, the Jungle Book Home Video is now available in Wal-Mart stores across the US, while the Jungle Book 60’ TV feature is available to purchase or rent from Amazon Instant Video, Netflix and Redbox, where it is the #1 family film viewed in Canada and #4 in the US!
DQE # COPRODUCTIONS
The Jungle Book
The first season of The Jungle Book was broadcast on top-tier channels in over 165 countries worldwide. More recently, The Jungle Book is all set to gather new fans throughout Latin America with broadcast on Televisa, Globosat and Canal Encuentro.
The Jungle Book Season 2, coproduced with ZDF Group, TF1 TV and Moonscoop is in production and will soon be ready for worldwide broadcast. And don’t forget The Jungle Book Christmas Special, a CGI TV feature will also be available by December 2013 for Christmas viewing.
Global Home Entertainment partners include NBC Universal, Phase 4 Films and Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The New Adventures of Peter Pan
The New Adventures of Peter Pan, a 26 × 22’ 3D HD Stereoscopic TV series, is coproduced with ZDF Group and Method Animation and supported by France Television, De Agostini Group, ATV, B Channel-Indonesia, JCCTV and Noga. Initial ratings are proving this new series to be very popular!
DQE # NEW DEVELOPMENTS
RAZ & BENNY
RAZ & BENNY, a 52 × 11’ CGI animated series, tells the tale of two inseparable mice whose good luck is as endless as their friendship.
Inspired by their eccentric pal Lilly, daredevil Raz and cautious Benny are always off on adventures. Whether posing as international spies, high-speed racecar drivers, scuba-diving submarine rescuers or expert explorers in the deepest jungle, these unstoppable thrillseekers consistently come out on top, ready for their next adventure! Created by Simon Hodgkiss of Rockkiss DME, UK, Foothill Entertainment and DQ Entertainment are on the lookout for co-production and pre-sale opportunities for this celebration of physical fun, choreographed chaos and visual delight!
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