(May 29, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – Every child wants their favorite super hero or cartoon character to show up at their birthday party, and now they can! Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) today announced a partnership with Anagram International, the world’s largest manufacturer of foil balloons, to create a line of balloons and balloon accessories, featuring an array of classic Warner Bros. properties. Anagram, which markets products in over 140 countries, will produce a line of foil balloons in all sizes and formats, as well as balloon weights and centrepieces, highlighting popular properties from Warner Bros. Fans of the highly anticipated sixth film of the celebrated Harry Potter franchise, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” and the upcoming theatrical release “Where the Wild Things Are,” will be excited to learn that these properties will be included in Anagram’s new line of balloons and accessories. Additionally, Super Heroes from the world of DC Comics such as Batman and Superman, as well as popular classics Looney Tunes, Scooby Doo, Hanna-Barbera (including Tom & Jerry), The Wizard of Oz, A Christmas Story and Baby Looney Tunes, will be featured. “Anagram is an industry leader and we are thrilled to now offer consumers the opportunity to enjoy their favorite Warner Bros. characters on balloons and accessories for whatever occasion they may be celebrating,” said Karen McTier, Executive Vice President, Domestic Licensing and Worldwide Marketing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products.” The new lines are appropriate for a variety of ages and occasions and range in price from $0.99 - $12.99. They will be available exclusively to consumers in the U.S. and Canada, and can be purchased at major retailers such as Party City and other specialty, grocery and drug stores. About Warner Bros. Consumer Products Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world. HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc Harry Potter Publishing Rights © J.K. Rowling. LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. ™ & © Hanna-Barbera.
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