DNC renews Disney – adds Marvel & Lucas
The Walt Disney Company has confirmed that DNC UK Ltd will continue to be its licensing partner across all Disney, Disney Junior and Disney Pixar Franchises with a new deal which takes in both Event and Evergreen franchises through to the end of 2020. With an amazing slate across the term including; Dumbo, directed by Tim Burton, as well as Toy Story 4 which sees all of the original cast and characters joined by other new, sure to be family favourites, as well as a new CGI remake of The Lion King along with classic winners such as Mickey (now in his 90th Year) and Minnie.
In addition The Walt Disney Company has extended its ties with DNC UK from 1st Jan 2019 with its inclusion of both the Marvel and Lucas Films portfolio of franchises. With upcoming movies such as The Avengers and Captain Marvel along with the final episode in the Skywalker Saga “Star Wars: Ep IX” along with its back catalogue of classic and animated styles.
Andrew O’Neill – Managing Director DNC UK commented, “The DNC team are proud and excited that The Walt Disney Company has put its trust in not only the creative capabilities of our team to deliver great story telling product for our categories, but also have the faith in our abilities at retail with our excellent relationships throughout the supply chain to deliver not only a compelling retailer proposition, but one that will engage with customers too. With an amazing line up for 2019 and 2020 giving retailers the opportunity for a one stop shop for everything Disney in our category.”
New ranges for both Marvel and Lucas, with fresh new designs will start to be seen in both UK and Irish retailers from the start of 2019 with continued development of the rest of the Disney portfolio being rolled out in 2018 in time for Back to School.