TOY FAIR 2013: Factory Ent. Debuts BACK TO THE FUTURE, JAWS, JURASSIC PARK & GHOSTBUSTERS Collectibles
Published: February 13, 2013 - 9:47am
Factory Entertainment is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality licensed toys and collectibles featuring a wide variety of music and entertainment properties, including The Beatles, James Bond, and The Princess Bride.
Factory Entertainment, Inc. unveiled additions to it highly successful range of Shakems™ Premium Motion Statues at Toy Fair 2013. Factory Entertainment launched its proprietary Shakems™ line in 2012, with a straightforward premise-- take the fun and movement of a traditional bobblehead , add the accuracy and detail of a polystone statue, combine with some of the most appealing franchises in film, television and music, and you have a Shakems™ Premium Motion Statue.
Factory Entertainment’s initial round of Shakems™ included The Beatles, Men in Black, The Princess Bride and Garfield. Factory will be expanding the line in 2013 with additional Beatles items and will be adding Shakems based on other highly popular properties, including: Back to the Future, Archer, Jaws, Shaun of the Dead, Jurassic Park, Monty Python, Ghostbusters.
The new Shakems™ will feature sound, where appropriate, and will replicate characters, vehicles and key scenes, including:
Back to the Future-- Delorean time machine
Archer--Talking Sterling Archer
Jaws--Orca Boat Shark Attack
Monty Python---Singing Lumberjack
Jurassic Park--T-Rex Encounter
Shaun of the Dead--Zombie Ed
The products are currently in development with a planned release starting in the summer of 2013.
“Shakems™ are not only aesthetically pleasing but also tactile and just downright fun” said Barry Eldridge, Creative Director of Factory Entertainment. "You can collect them, enjoy them and interact with them.” Eldridge continued ”It’s truly a thrill to be able to add so many exciting properties to the Shakems™ line-up giving us a broad mix of both new and vintage brands, none of which have been presented like this before!”