NECA has announced that they have acquired the licensing rights to E.T: The Extra Terrestria.
NECA TO BRING E.T.: THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL BACK TO TOY SHELVES
IN CELEBRATION OF THE FILM’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2012
Line to Include Action Figures, Plush, Toys, Bobble Heads, Giftware and More
HILLSIDE, NJ, October 3, 2011—The National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc. (NECA) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to produce consumer products around the 30th Anniversary of the film E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial next year.
An unforgettable adventure filled with unparalleled magic and imagination, E.T: The Extra Terrestrial, follows the moving story of a lost little alien who befriends 10-year-old Elliott. Director Steven Spielberg’s heartwarming masterpiece is one of the brightest stars in motion picture history, and it continues to captivate audiences around the world.
Merchandise will include action figures, plush, toys, bobble heads, giftware, and more. Initial product launch will begin in March 2012.
“We’re very excited to bring E.T. back to toy shelves and to new generations of fans and collectors worldwide,” said Randy Falk, Director of Product Development at NECA.