Outfit7 and its North American global licensing partner Epic Story Media announced plans to expand its family entertainment brand Talking Tom & Friends via a consumer products range and new animated series.
Now in development, the 3D CGI series Talking Tom Heroes: Suddenly Super is the latest iteration of Talking Tom Heroes.
“Talking Tom Heroes: Suddenly Super is an exciting new development for Outfit7’s groundbreaking entertainment brand, which already has 79 billion global views of its video content,” said Epic Story Media president and founder Ken Faier. “We’re thrilled to be able to work with Outfit7 and take a brand with such incredible global reach to new heights.”
Epic Story and Outfit7 have also partnered with private label manufacturer Lukis Global Corp. debut Talking Tom & Friends apparel, jewelry, food, health, and beauty products at retailers across the U.S.
This fall, direct-to-fan play company HUGE! Play will introduce a game-connected, interactive Talking Tom GameBud that fans can pre-order in Q4 of this year. The product is HUGE! Play’s first launch.
“We’re incredibly excited to introduce the world to GameBud, an innovative 3D interactive character that will live-connect to your favorite Talking Tom games, while also acting as your very own in-home streamer,” said HUGE! Play co-CEOs Kevin Mowrer and Adrian Roche. “It’s an honor to partner with Outfit7 and Epic Story Media on this exciting new milestone and industry first.”