Colliders own Steve Weintraub remains in Las Vegas for Licensing Exposition and, while exploring the convention, handled to snap a couple of images of the marketing cubicle for The Smurfs which consists of all sorts of brand-new teasers, figures, and posters for the upcoming movie and 2nd season of the Nickelodeon program. The Las Vegas Licensing Exposition is an annual, in-person licensing trade display where all the greatest brand names in home entertainment and beyond exist and guests can socialize, develop relationships, visit the displays, go to unique keynotes, and safe and secure brand name rights for their items.
The Smurfs existence at Licensing Exposition begins the heels of Paramount and Nickelodeons statement of a bunch of jobs under the Smurfs banner that are underway through their animation departments. With the promotion cubicle, we get our very first correct ad for the Pam Brady-helmed Smurfs animated movie slated to release on December 20, 2024. At this phase, there isnt much to go off for the movie, though it will be a cooperation in between Nickelodeon and Paramount and Belgian business LAFIG Belgium and IMPS for a musical experience including the small titular blue folk.
Aside from the movie, the cubicle likewise teases the brand-new season of Nickelodeons The Smurfs animated series with a brand-new marketing poster including Smurfette, Papa Smurf, and more getting ready for a much wilder Season 2. Nickelodeons series started as an extension of the Sony Pictures Animation movie Smurfs: The Lost Town, though its 2nd season will have them associated with body-swapping and time travel shenanigans. Theres no release date yet for the brand-new season, though its particular to come well prior to the movie is launched.
The brand-new promotion products were likewise accompanied by a cavalcade of figures and souvenirs to please any Smurfs fan. While theres an entire screen of figures of all the best Smurf characters, the most enchanting needs to be the gold, silver, and bronze Smurf statuettes put in the middle of everything. Indulged in a radiance from the screen lights, they stand apart as an ostentatious, yet undoubtedly cool setup honoring the traditional franchise.
Developed by Belgian artist Pierre Culliford, aka Peyo, The Smurfs has long ruled as a popular household franchise given that its creation as a cartoon. From significant movie adjustments to lots of small-screen animations, Peyos little blue animals have actually been an essential brand name that still has a long future ahead of it. More jobs in the franchise are on the method beyond the prepared extension of the series and the brand-new movie too. Although theres no details on what might follow, more Smurfs material might follow the movie as early as 2025.
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