Fox Returns to Kids Animation Licensing Space with Broad Portfolio of Global Partners in Advance of 2019 Feature Film Starring Will Smith and Tom Holland.
The buddy action-comedy SPIES IN DISGUISE starring the voice talent of Will Smith and Tom Holland lands in theatres in April 2019 with a host of licensees across categories of toys & games, publishing, apparel & accessories, sleepwear, and home, from 20th Century Fox Consumer Products.
Coming on the heels of global box office hits THE PEANUTS MOVIE, RIO and ICE AGE franchises, all hailing from the powerful combination of Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios, SPIES IN DISGUISE continues the studio’s expansion within the family animation space.
20th Century Fox Consumer Products has teamed with a diverse assortment of global licensees for SPIES IN DISGUISE including the master toy partner, Toy State, as well as HarperCollins Children’s Books, Centum Books Ltd, Hachette Livre Group, New Moda, Hybrid, Accessory Innovations, ABG Headwear, Secret Charm, Global Brands Group, and Titan Books.
SPIES IN DISGUISE is an animated buddy action-comedy set in the high octane globe-trotting world of international espionage. Will Smith is the voice of super-skilled spy Lance Sterling and Tom Holland is Walter, a scientific genius who invents the gadgets Lance uses on his missions. When events take an unexpected turn, Walter and Lance suddenly have to rely on each other in a whole new way. And if this odd couple can’t learn to work as a team, the whole world is in peril. Directed by Nick Bruno & Troy Quane, SPIES IN DISGUISE is a Fox Animation production, with Blue Sky Studios and Chernin Entertainment.
Jim Fielding, President of 20th Century Fox Consumer Products said, “SPIES IN DISGUISE is a vibrant world of adventure and humor — showcasing the surprising length the characters go for true friendship. Fox Consumer Products is delighted to work with leading global partners to celebrate a cool and modern animated story. These rich licensee collaborations offer kids the chance to play out the big screen spy missions in engaging and fun ways.”