Sideshow Collectibles Signs Licensing Agreement with Hasbro and the Transformers BrandWednesday, September 16, 2009
Sideshow Expands its Premium Collectible Offerings To Include Licensed Product For TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN
Thousand Oaks, California (September, 2009) – Global leader in the manufacturing of licensed and proprietary high-end product Sideshow Collectibles under license from Hasbro, has signed an agreement for the TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN license. Celebrating the summer blockbuster, the Sideshow Collectibles license will allow the production of Maquettes and Statues based on the popular brand.
The Sideshow Collectibles team looks forward to the release of its first products as a great addition to Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS franchise. “Coming from a generation that grew up with these characters, we think the fan reaction to these collectibles will be very positive,” states Sideshow Creative Director Tom Gilliland, adding, “Creating these icons for collectors is a venture that we’re happy to undertake.”
TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN from DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures, in association with Hasbro, continues the story from the 2007 worldwide blockbuster film that finds two warring factions of robots colliding in a major battle on planet Earth.
Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS) is a worldwide leader in children’s and family leisure time products and services with a rich portfolio of brands and entertainment properties that provides some of the highest quality and most recognizable play and recreational experiences in the world. As a brand-driven, consumer-focused global company, Hasbro brings to market a range of toys, games and licensed products, from traditional to high-tech and digital, under such powerful brand names as TRANSFORMERS, PLAYSKOOL, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, CRANIUM and WIZARDS OF THE COAST. Come see how we inspire play through our brands at http://www.hasbro.com. (C) 2009 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved
About Sideshow Collectibles
Since its inception in 1994, Sideshow Collectibles has been a specialty manufacturer of licensed and proprietary collectible products. With Sideshow’s dedication to accuracy and artistry, these products reflect a passion for creating unique, highly sought after figure collectibles, as well as film prop replicas and fine art pieces. Sideshow artisans are renowned sculptors, experienced model makers, painters and costumers whose combined efforts result in the creation of outstanding original designs and intricately detailed likenesses of pop culture icons, including film and television monsters, villains, heroes, mystical creatures of fantasy, and legendary figures from history. With offices located in Thousand Oaks, California, Sideshow products are available online at www.SideshowCollectibles.com and through select specialty retailers worldwide.