‘TMNT,’ WWE Slam into Co-Branded Toys
Source: License Global
Nickelodeon and WWE have teamed with Playmates Toys for a collection of co-branded action figures featuring the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” suited up as WWE Superstars.
The Ninja Superstars range includes Leonardo as John Cena, Raphael as Sting, Donatello as Undertaker and Michelangelo as “Macho Man” Randy Savage. The 6-inch figures also come with full ring fear and various sewer slam accessories.
“The Ninja Superstar action figures are the ultimate mash-up of the iconic ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and four legendary WWE Superstars,” says Jon Roman, senior vice president, toys, Nickelodeon. “Passionate fans of ‘TMNT’ and WWE will love this exciting collaboration from Playmates Toys that is imaginative, innovative and totally unexpected.”
The Ninja Superstars range will be available exclusively at Walmart in early November.
“We are excited to partner with Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ to create one-of-a-kind Ninja Superstar action figures,” says Casey Collins, executive vice president, consumer products, WWE. “This new partnership brings together two of the most successful brands in entertainment by combining our larger than life WWE Superstars with the iconic ‘Turtles.’”