Factory Entertainment Expands Shakems Premium Motion Statues Line

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Factory Entertainment, Inc. will be unveiling 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.

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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
•Ghostbusters–Slimer
•Shaun of the Dead–Zombie Ed

The products are currently in development with a planned release starting in the summer of 2013. Initial prototypes will be unveiled in the Factory Entertainment Booth (#4979) at New York Toy Fair in February.

“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!”

About Factory Entertainment
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, Men in Black, Archer, Universal Monsters, Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, Jaws, Monty Python, KISS, and The Princess Bride. For all the latest product information, as well as updates and preproduction previews, please visit www.factoryent.com

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