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Striker Entertainment manages worldwide licensing programs for many popular properties including the international blockbuster series, The Walking Dead. Our worldwide program management services engage:
Striker is committed to developing programs that maintain worldwide brand consistency while always considering cultural and regional nuances and market uniqueness.
Striker Entertainment is privileged to work with visionary entertainers, companies and properties, including:
LAIKA, the animation studio behind the Academy Award®-nominated Kubo and the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, and Coraline, has announced its fifth film. Missing Link is in production at the studio and will be released in the U.S. by Annapurna Pictures in Spring 2019. Bursting with humor, heart, and a profound message of acceptance and finding one’s place, the animation team at LAIKA is thrilled to be bringing this globetrotting comedy-adventure to life.
Missing Link is directed by Chris Butler(ParaNorman), with a voice cast led by Hugh Jackman (The Greatest Showman, Wolverine), Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover).
“Our next film represents an evolutionary shift for LAIKA,” said Travis Knight, LAIKA president & CEO “It’s an exciting bridge to our future. Director Chris Butler and the wizards at LAIKA have crafted a moving work of art, layered with wit and imagination and soul. Plus it’s really, really funny. It’s a privilege to bring this beautiful original story to the world.”
The Highest performing dramatic cable series in history. Currently in its 8th season, The Walking Dead is an American horror drama television series based on the comic book series of the same name.
Andrew Lincoln plays the show’s lead character, sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a months-long coma to confront an apocalyptic world overrun by zombies. Grimes reunite with his family and becomes the leader of a group he forms with other survivors. Together they struggle to survive in and adapt to a world filled with zombies and some humans who are even more dangerous than the zombies themselves.
AWARDS: 57 Wins including an Emmy (171 Nominations)
Season 9 Premieres October 2018 on AMC
Fingerlings are mini interactive pet robots that curl around a user’s finger and come to life when played with, responding to touch, motion and sound.
Original 6 monkeys launched domestically in August 2017 with over 40 sounds and animations, including blinking eyes, arms that grip and more!
2018 TOTY WINNER: Overall Toy of the Year and Collectible of the Year!
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with mental health issues and zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.
Season 1 aires August 25 on Amazon – 10 full episodes
Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Valorie Curry
Five Nights at Freddy’s is a 2014 indie point-and-click survival horror video game designed by Scott Cawthon.
The game centers on a fictional pizza restaurant called “Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza”, where the player must act as a night security guard, defending themselves from the malfunctioning animatronic animal characters by tracking their movement through the facility using security cameras.
6 Games in the Series with FNAF 6: Pizzeria Simulator released Holiday 2017.
Over 25 Million Paid Downloads Worldwide
Over 30 BILLION YouTube Views
3 LIMA Awards, including Best Digital Property of the Year
Set in Los Angeles at the beginning of the zombie apocalypse, when life as everyone knew it was upended and altered in ways no one could have imagined.
Currently airing Season 4
The Purge feature film franchise — about one day each year when murder and mayhem is legalized — has been on the rise, hatching its highest-grossing effort so far with the most recent third movie, The Purge: Election Year.
From Blumhouse Television and Universal Cable Productions, Purge is slated to run on both USA Network and Syfy in 2018 when a fourth movie in the Blumhouse/Universal franchise will also be released. Written, directed and executive produced by the film franchise creator James DeMonaco, the series had been described as “an entirely new chapter in America’s 12 hours of annual lawlessness.”
The Purge series stars William Baldwin, Lili Simmons, Amanda Warren, Colin Woodell, Hannah Anderson, Lee Tergesen, Gabriel Chavarria, and Jessica Garza.
The latest film installment, The First Purge is coming to theaters 4th of July 2018.
The series follows Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a
cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the
underground hacker group f-society after being
recruited by their mysterious leader (Christian Slater),
who he later discovered to be his dead father.
Adaptation of Garth Ennis’ ‘90s Comic Book Series
Preacher is the epic story of Jesse Custer, a conﬂicted preacher in a small Texas town who has bonded with a strange, heavenly entity that allows Jesse to develop supernatural abilities. Jesse, along with his ex-girlfriend and part-time assassin, Tulip and Cassidy, a centuries old, hard-drinking Irish vampire, embark on a quest across America seeking answers to this mysterious entity’s existence.
Executive Producers: Sam Catlin, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Starring: Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun,
Season 3 Returns June 24, 2018 on AMC
Exploding Kittens is a highly strategic kitty-powered version of Russian
Roulette. Players try to avoid drawing Exploding Kittens (which eliminate
them from the game) using tools like catnip sandwiches, deploying
special-ops bunnies, and seeking out the wisdom of an all-seeing goat
wizard. The game is kid-friendly, super fun, and easy to learn. It’s a fastpaced
party game perfect for family game night or as an anytime boredom
HAPPY! is based on the New York Times bestselling author Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson’s graphic novel of the same name. The series follows Nick Sax (Christopher Meloni, Law & Order: SVU) – an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man – who is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. A`er a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse named Happy (Patton Oswalt).
Based upon Lev Grossman’s best-selling books,The Magicians centers around Brakebills University, a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spell casting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real — and poses grave danger to humanity.
THE HOLLOW is a mystery/action/comedy featuring teens ADAM, KAI, and MIRA – strangers who awaken
in an underground bunker and try to make sense of where they are, who they are, and what connection
they have to each other – as they escape the white bunker and emerge into a bizarre world.
The three encounter strange towns, time portals, mythical beasts, and other odd characters (some that
help them, some that threaten them) – while they try to find their way back home… now if they could only
remember where ‘home’ is!
The series culminates in a mind-blowing finale that answers all questions…
KleptoCats are cute. But they have a dark side. They can’t stop stealing!!!.
But then again…your room is kinda empty. What a CAT-astrophe. I guess your furry friend’s frisky paws may be a perfect match to fill your room. Send your cat away to gather items to fill your room with amazing treasures.
Check it out on iOS and Android or this website. https://kleptocats.com/
Dead by Daylight is both an action and survival horror multiplayer game in which one crazed, unstoppable killer hunts four survivors through a terrifying nightmarish world in a deadly game of cat and mouse.
PC, XBOX One, PS4
Into the Badlands is a genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West. In a land controlled by feudal barons, Into the Badlands tells the story of a great warrior and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.
Season 3 airing now on AMC
Clawbert is a lonely claw. He only has two fingers. But he has a full heart! Help Clawbert find friends. Make Clawbert happy again!
The Clawbert UFO catcher machine is great for children and adults alike. Collect the cutest, most adorable toy creatures from surprise eggs as you try to fill your collection.
OMG is that a rare surprise egg?!? Catch it before the machine resets.
Collect them all! Unlock all the toy creatures and a surprise could be in store for you.
Young Norman Babcock has the ability to speak with the dead — and he often prefers their company to that of the living.
Norman receives word from his strange Uncle Prenderghast that a centuries-old witch’s curse on their town is real and
about to come true — and that only Norman can stop it. When zombies rise from their graves, Norman must summon all his
courage and compassion and push his paranormal abilities to the limit to save his fellow townspeople.
Norman bravely summons up all that makes a hero —courage and compassion —as he finds his paranormal activities
pushed to their otherworldly limits.
RELEASED – AUGUST 2012
AWARDS – 19 Wins including ASCAP and Annie Award
NOMINATED – 46 Nominations including an Oscar and a BAFTA
Based on the best-selling children’s classic by Neil Gaiman, the Oscar-nominated Coraline
tells the fantastical story of young girl who walks through a secret door in her new home and
discovers an alternate version of her life.
RELEASED – NOVEMBER 2009
AWARDS – BAFTA CHILDREN’S AWARD for Best Feature Film and AFI Award for Movie of the Year.
NOMINATIONS – 42 INCLUDING an OSCAR, a GOLDEN GLOBE & BAFTA
LAIKA’S FIRST ANIMATED FEATURE FIRST STOP MOTION FILM EVER CONCEIVED & PHOTOGRAPHED IN STEREOSCOPIC 3-D
The Boxtrolls have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac
Hempstead-Wright) in the cavernous home they’ve built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge.
When the town’s villain, Archibald Snatcher (Academy Award® winner Ben Kingsley), comes up
with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture aboveground, “into the light,”
where he meets and teams up with the fabulously feisty Winnie (Elle Fanning). Together, these
soft-boiled detectives uncover the hidden connections in Eggs’s past and devise a daring plan to
save his unique family.
RELEASED – SEPTEMBER 2014
AWARDS – 59 NOMINATIONS INCLUDING AN OSCAR AND 8 WINS
Clever, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living, telling
stories to the people of his seaside town. But his relatively
quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a
spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to
enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins
forces with Monkey and Beetle, and sets out on a
thrilling quest to save his family and solve the
mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai
warrior the world has ever known. With the help of
his shamisen — a magical musical instrument – Kubo must
battle gods and monsters, including the vengeful Moon King
and the evil twin Sisters to unlock the secret of his legacy,
reunite his family and fulfill his heroic destiny.
RELEASED – AUGUST 2016
AWARDS – BAFTA AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATED FILM
NOMINATED – ACADEMY AWARDS AND GOLDEN GLOBE
Terry Crews and Charissa Thompson host this intense obstacle course competition featuring elite athletes from the U.S. and five other countries.UBMx
Season 1 aired: February 24, 2017
Season 2 slated for 2018
Program creator: Dave Broome
Executive producers: Dave Broome, Sylvester Stallone
We Happy Few is the tale of a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial. Set in a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England, you’ll have to blend in with its other inhabitants, who have their own set of not-so-normal rules.
Mode: Single-player video game
Platforms: Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh operating systems
BUTCHER’S BLOCK, the third installment of the Channel Zero anthology series introduces us to Alice Woods and her schizophrenic sister Zoe who have moved to a small town to start over. Alice lives in constant fear of inheriting Zoe’s illness. On the outskirts of town lies Butcher’s Block, a hellish neighborhood where junkies roam and lawlessness abounds The sisters soon find that the cost of living the good life comes at an unimaginable price and there is a fine line between escaping insanity and embracing true madness.
Kitty Cones is the creation of Ralph Cosentino, a children’s book author and illustrator. He also develops and designs unique kid-centric characters and brands for products, games, licensing and entertainment.
Available on iTunes, Android
In Mr. Pickles, the urban sprawl of modern society pollutes the old-fashioned town where the Goodman family lives with their lovable pet dog, Mr. Pickles, a deviant collie with a secret satanic streak.
Director: Will Carsola
Executive Producer: Michael Rizzo
Created By/Executive Producers: Will Carsola & Dave Stewart (Funny or Die Presents)
Starring: Brooke Shields, Jay Johnston, Frank Collison
Season 1 & 2 available on Adult Swim
Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical people who are, in fact, clones. The series focuses on Sarah Manning, a woman who assumes the identity of one of her clones, Elizabeth Childs, after witnessing Childs’ suicide. The series raises issues about the moral and ethical implications of human cloning and its effect on issues of personal identity.
AWARDS: Peabody, Hugo, TCA, Critics Choice, Young Hollywood Breakthrough Performance and 12 Canadian Screen Awards.
Final Season 5 available now
Jim Benton’s It’s Happy Bunny is a cute little bunny with a BIG attitude. It is the bunny’s adorable appearance that makes the accompanying edgy phrases even funnier (and one of the best-selling properties in licensing today).
It’s Happy Bunny has successfully transitioned into programs for toddlers, maternity, holidays, and even as a spokesperson for the McGrath Foundation, the leading breast cancer awareness organization in Australia.
The brand has created thousands of SKUs of product including stickers, decals, sleepwear, calendars, pre-paid debit cards, swimwear, hosiery, handbags, wallets, stationary, posters, footwear, skateboards, puzzles, t-shirts, lip balm, jewelry, greeting cards and more.
-Launched in 2000
-Generated $750 M in retail
-100 licenses worldwide
-Chosen TOP PICK for teen readers 3 times – American Librarians Association
-5 Time Winner – Licensing Industry Merchandisers Association
-NCS Award Winner for excellence in Greeting Cards
-3 ADDY Awards and a Governor’s Award for middle school anti-drug program
-National Cartoonist Society Reuben award for It’s Happy Bunny Greeting Cards.
Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston voices the character of Titanium Rex, the leader of a “seen-better-days” group of heroes. Calling themselves “The League of Freedom,” the team finds it increasingly difficult to remain relevant in today’s world, while trying to all get along under one roof.
SuperMansion is an American stop-motion animated comedy television series created by Matthew Senreich and Zeb Wells
Season 1 on Crackle
Live Action Television Property of the Year AMC’s The Walking Dead
Digital Property of the Year Five Nights at Freddy’s
Toy of the Year McFarlane Toys-Five Nights at Freddy’s Construction Sets
Five Nights at Freddy’s/Scott Cawthorn and Striker Entertainment
Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes – Novel from Scholastic
Next Games AMC’s The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land Mobile Game
Nominations: Best-Licensed Program – Film/Television/Entertainment (AMC The Walking Dead), Best Entertainment-Live Action (AMC’s The Walking Dead Permanent Attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood) AMC/Striker Entertainment, Best Licensed Promotion (Candy Crush Soda and Milkshakes at Johnny Rockets)
Candy Crush Saga/King Digital Entertainment
Nominations: Live Action – Film/Television/Entertainment (The Walking Dead), Best Digital – aps, software, video (The Walking Dead Slot Game-Aristrocrat Technologies).
AMC and Parque de Atracciones de Madrid/AMC’s The Walking Dead
Slim Jim/The Walking Dead “Carnage Asada” Beef Sticks
Nominations: Best Overall Licensed Program (The Walking Dead), Best TV License (The Walking Dead), Hard Goods Licensee (The Walking Dead), Best Retailer – Hastings (The Walking Dead); Location Based (The Walking Dead). Best Digital Brand (Candy Crush) and Best Digital Licensee – Zara Terez (Candy Crush).
The Walking Dead: Halloween Horror
Nominativons: Best Film, Television or Entertainment Licensee – Soft Goods (The Walking Dead), Best Retailer – Spencer Gifts (The Walking Dead), Best Character or Toy Brand Licensee (TED)
Hot Topic for The Hunger Games
Nominations: Best-Licensed Program, Best Film Program & Best Licensee for The Hunger Games
Mattel, Inc. for ANGRY BIRDS Knock on Wood Game
ANGRY BIRDS / Rovio Entertainment LTD & Striker Entertainment
The Twilight Saga:
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