Funko, the global pop culture collectibles company and The Copyrights Group (a STUDIOCANAL company), the Intellectual Property development agency owning and managing the beloved Paddington TM brand, are thrilled to announce an enchanting collaboration that will bring everyone’s favourite bear to life in iconic Funko Pop! form. This exciting partnership, set to delight fans of all ages, will kick off today at Toy Fair New York with the unveiling of two Paddington Bear Funko Pop! collectibles including a ‘flocked’ version featuring a fur effect on Paddington!
These charming figures capture the endearing essence of Paddington, the beloved character from the classic children’s literature created by Michael Bond. Whether you’re a long-time fan of Paddington or new to the adventures of this loveable bear from Darkest Peru, with the partnership between Funko and The Copyrights Group (a STUDIOCANAL company), enthusiasts can now enjoy this iconic character in a brand-new way. With a Q4 EMEA on-shelf date, these Paddington Bear Funko Pop! are sure to be a perfect addition for seasonal celebrations!
Speaking to the partnership, Funko’s Licensing Director EMEA, Lucy Salisbury said:
“Paddington Bear is a timeless character in children’s literature who holds a special place in the hearts of millions of fans both here in the U.K and internationally. We couldn’t be more excited about this partnership with The Copyrights Group (a STUDIOCANAL company) and look forward to what the future holds for our collaboration.”
The Copyrights Group (a STUDIOCANAL company)’s SVP Licensing & Retail UK, Rachel Clarke said:
“We couldn’t be more excited to launch our first Paddington Funko Pop! We know these two versions will delight fans of all ages alongside collectors who have been looking forward to the upcoming release.”