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Funrise named global master toy licensee for Amusement Park movie

Published on: 4th January 2018

Funrise will create products based on the Paramount Pictures movie, including figures, play sets, plush, role-play, collectibles, and more.

Products will begin global retail rollout in early 2019.

Amusement Park, a 3D computer animated adventure comedy film slated for a March 2019 release in the US, is produced by Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon Movies, and Ilion Animation Studios. The film is being directed by Dylan Brown and features a voice cast that includes Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Garner, Jeffrey Tambor, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, and John Oliver.

In addition to the film, Paramount and Nickelodeon have announced an animated TV series is in development for the following year.

King Cheng, chief executive officer of Funrise, commented: “We are excited to add Amusement Park to Funrise’s growing portfolio of licensed brands. With our innovative product development team and vertical manufacturing capabilities, we will bring the fantastic Amusement Park story and characters to life in a unique way. Together with the Paramount team, we will create a dynamic and engaging play experience for what will surely be an iconic franchise for years to come.”

Bil Bertini, executive vice president worldwide licensing for Paramount Pictures, added: “We are thrilled that Funrise is on board for what is bound to be an exciting ride. We look forward to announcing additional partners in the coming months.”

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