Dress like a Shadowhunter or Silent Brother for Halloween with official costumes from Rubie’s

Halloween is just over a month away and if you want to dress up as a Shadowhunter (or even a Silent Brother) you can do just that, thanks to Rubie’s Costume Company, the retailer for official Mortal Instruments: City of Bones-inspired costumes in the US and Canada. Click the links for information and how to order from Rubie’s.

Dress like Isabelle Lightwood


Costume includes dress and corset belt (boots not included)

Dress like Jace Wayland

There are actually two looks to choose from:

Jace Wayland Deluxe Jacket


Costume includes only jacket

Jace Wayland Printed Jacket


Costume includes only jacket

Dress like a Silent Brother

There are two parts to this costume:

Brother Jeremiah Mask


Brother Jeremiah Robe


Keep checking back to see if more costumes are added.

Will you be buying any costumes from Rubie’s to dress as a Shadowhunter or Silent Brother for Halloween? Stay tuned as we’ll be launching our annual Halloween Costume Contest!

Sony Pictures Consumer Products finalizes worldwide merchandising slate for ‘The Mortal Instruments’

City of Bones movie cut

With The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones set to hit theaters around the world beginning Wednesday, Sony Pictures Consumer Products has locked up a full lineup of licensees for its worldwide merchandising slate.

Sony has partnered with some major U.S. retailers, including Hot Topic, Walmart, Barnes & Noble, Books a Million, Rue 21 and Michaels. They have also teamed up with Forbidden Planet, Tesco and WH Smith in the U.K., Carrefour in France and Dymocks in Hong Kong.

Here are the details of worldwide licensees from LicenseMag.com:

U.S. licensees include:

  • Bioworld Merchandising for t-shirts, fashion tops, leggings, hoodies, loungewear, socks, hats, bags, accessories and fashion jewelry;
  • Tripp NYC for a full fashion line inspired by the feature film, available exclusively at Hot Topic;
  • Jewelry on 7th for fine jewelry;
  • Underground Toys for tattoos, phone covers, novelty items, replicas and journals;
  • Running Press for a mini-kit that includes a sticker book, rune necklace, tattoos and magnets;
  • Simon & Schuster for a Shadow Hunters guide book and official movie companion guide;
  • Trends International for weekly calendars, writing instruments and bookmarks;
  • PlayFirst for mobile gaming;
  • Leaf Trading Cards;
  • Tonner Doll Company for collector fashion dolls; and
  • Rubie’s for costumes, masks and costume accessories, including wigs, prosthetics, hats and headwear.

International licensees include:

  • Sunset for t-shirts, fashion tops, hoodies, loungewear, socks, hats, bags, accessories and replica jewelry in Europe;
  • Walker Books for a tie-in book, journal and book of quotes in the U.K. and Australia;
  • Pyramid for posters, wall art, calendars, mugs and wristbands in Europe, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand;
  • My Flash Trash for fashion jewelry in Europe, the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand;
  • Gear for Games for tattoos, phone covers, novelty items, replicas and journals in Europe and Australia;
  • Laurelle London for perfumes and fragrances worldwide excluding the U.S. and Canada;
  • Hatber for back-to-school and stationery in Russia and CIS;
  • Mantiburi for wall art and window stickers in Europe;
  • Happy Toys for accessories, bags, notebooks, blankets and pillows in Germany, Austria and Switzerland;
  • Ripol for tie-in books and phone and tablet skins/covers in Russia and CIS;
  • MM Media for tarot cards and t-shirts in Germany; and
  • Hybris for t-shirts, hoodies and caps n Nordics.

MORTAL INSTRUMENTS-inspired jewelry line coming from My Flash Trash

TMI movie cut

My Flash Trash has won licensing rights from Sony Pictures Consumer Products to create a line of jewelry based on The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

The 50-piece collection will be sold across the UK, Europe, Japan and the Middle East with RRPs from £6.99 in the UK.

Here are the details from Professional Jeweller:

My Flash Trash has won the rights to create and wholesale a collection of jewellery based on the film version of the teenage sci-fi and fantasy novel The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

The license has been drawn up with Sony ahead of the film’s launch in August. According to My Flash Trash, The Mortal Instruments movie has been billed “the next big young adult literary-based film”. The film is based on the first of six novels written by Cassandra Clare.

My Flash Trash Ltd owner, Amber Atherton, said: “We’ve been working on designs for the past five months. The movie is the perfect tie in for our customer base, and we’re thrilled to be able to work closely with Sony on this range. 

“It’s not typical boring merchandise as the jewellery has a high fashion element with on trend points of design such as glow in the dark, tribal hoops, dagger rings, snake cuffs as well as collectable charms.”

This is just one of the many merchandising options coming from Sony Pictures Consumer Products.

Check out the full slate of global licensees and current merchandise up for pre-order.

Are you excited for this Mortal Instruments-inspired jewelry line?

Sony Pictures announces full slate of global licensees for MORTAL INSTRUMENTS merchandise


Start saving now, Shadowhunters.

Sony Pictures Consumer Products has announced the first slate of global licensees for Mortal Instruments movie merchandise and it’s already gaining a lot of interest from retailers.

“The long-term potential of this franchise was very attractive to us at Sony when securing the merchandising rights,” says Greg Economos, senior vice president, global consumer products, Sony Pictures Entertainment. “The brand continues to gain recognition, and we are seeing a lot of retailer interest, particularly after the trailer released in theatres with the last installment of Twilight. Our focus is to secure strong footholds in the U.S. and Europe, with the brand before expanding into Latin America and Asia.”

Looks like we are set to get quite a lot of merchandise in the coming months including a Mortal Instruments clothing line to be sold exclusively at Hot Topic, posters, bookmarks, collectible dolls, a Mortal Instruments game app, temporary tattoos, notebooks and so much more.

Check it out from LicenseMag.com:

Global licensees for film include Simon and Schuster for English-language movie tie-in books; Pyramid Posters for posters, wall décor, stickers, tattoos and other impulse items for the EU, Australia and New Zealand; Laurelle Perfumes will launch two fragrances internationally, excluding the U.S. and Canada; and Sunset International/Bioworld for nightwear, underwear, outerwear and accessories for the U.S., as well as Alchemy-branded jewelry for the EU, Australia and New Zealand.

U.S.-based licensees include:

  • Tripp NYC for a Tripp for Mortal Instruments clothing line featuring men’s and women’s jeans, tops, jackets and dresses to be sold exclusively at Hot Topic;
  • PlayFirst for a time management/action-adventure app;
  • Running Press Book Publishers for mini-kits that hold temporary tattoos, pendants, magnets and quotes and images from the film;
  • Trends International for wall calendars, paper and lenticular posters, bookmarks and stickers;
  • Mead Products for high-end journals and sketchbooks;
  • Leaf Trading Cards for movie trading cards;
  • Rubie’s for costumes, masks and dress up sets;
  • Tonner Doll Company for a limited edition line of collectible fashion dolls; and
  • Underground Toys/Gear 4 Games for notebooks, replicas, tattoo sleeves (U.S. only), magnets, mugs, mobile cases (U.S. only), stickers, temporary tattoos, sketchbooks and buttons for the U.S., Canada, the EU and the U.K.

EMEA-based licensees include:

  • Flash Trash for limited edition jewelry across the EU, Australia and New Zealand;
  • Urban Species for outerwear, apparel and hooded tops for the U.K.;
  • Mantiburi for wall-based room décor and wallpapers for the EU; and

KV&G Verlag for posters and calendars in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Check out all the merchandise currently available for pre-order

What merch are you most excited for? Sound off in the comments!

New international agents come aboard to rep THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES

City of Bones movie cut

Sony Pictures Consumer Products have announced that new international agents have acquired licensing and theatrical promotion rights for THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES.

Here are the details from Kidscreen.com:

Merchandise and theatrical promotion rights for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 have been granted to Bulls Press (Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland), headed by Tord Steinsvik and Gustav Melin, Infiniss (Korea), overseen by Jason Lee, and Tuesday Licensing and Entertainment for Singapore, Phillipines, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia, headed by Ito Feliciano and Toni Bautista.

All three agents, as well as Megalicense (Russian Federation) headed by Anton Grishin and Zahkar Nazarenko, have been awarded licensing rights to The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. London-based Gustavo Antonioni will also handle direct licensing deals for EMEA and the UK for the film.

Additional agents already signed on for Mortal Instruments include Lizenszwerft Brands and Characters (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), Planeta Junior (Iberia, Greece and Eastern Europe), Backstage (Italy), Bradford License (India), Forward Licensing (the Middle East), Fremantle Media (Australia and New Zealand), BR licensing (Brazil) and IMC (Argentina).

These international agents will handle the licensing of global merchandise, which has previously been said to include “apparel and accessories, gift and novelty items, beauty, mobile and social games, stationery, publishing, collectibles and housewares,” as well as theatrical promotion.

Sony seeking MORTAL INSTRUMENTS global licensing partners

Back in June, we first learned that Sony Pictures Consumer Products had acquired the global licensing rights to Constantin Film’s THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS.

According to License! Global, Sony is now looking for global licensing partners for various types of merchandise:

Sony is now actively seeking global licensing partners for the brand in apparel and accessories, gift and novelty items, beauty, mobile and social games, stationery, publishing, collectibles and housewares.

What kind of merchandise are you most looking forward to? Sound off in the comments!

Sony acquires licensing rights to ‘Mortal Instruments’

Sony Pictures Consumer Products has acquired licensing rights to The Mortal Instruments, according to LicenseMag.com.

Sony will also be looking for licensing partners at the Licensing Expo this week.

Sony Pictures Consumer Products has acquired the licensing rights to the upcoming film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

The film, which is set to be released Aug. 23, 2013, is based on the first book in the New York Times bestselling young adult series, The Mortal Instruments, which has sold more than 4.5 million copies. Written by Cassandra Clare, the sixth and final book in the series is scheduled to be released in March 2014.

The film will follow teenager Clary Fray (Lily Collins) as she finds out truths about her past when her mom kidnapped by an unknown creature.

Sony is actively seeking licensing partners for the new property. Visit them in Booth 4467 at Licensing Expo this week in Las Vegas, Nev.

Merchandise is important to fans, especially in Young Adult franchises such as Harry Potter, Twilight and The Hunger Games.

What Mortal Instruments merchandise will you buy? Shirts? Accessories? Action figures? What products would you like to see? Sound off in the comments!

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