MONTREAL, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - One of the most beloved film franchises in history, HARRY POTTER™, came to life in 3D in 2016, thanks to a worldwide licensing arrangement between Wrebbit Puzzles Inc. and Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Fans from all over the world who have read and watched HARRY POTTER™ can now build their very own Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 3D puzzle format!
For this Christmas, Wrebbit is pleased to offer a wider range of puzzles from J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World™ just in time with the theatrical release of FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM™.
An expanding Hogwarts™ collection
The collection, which focuses on famous sections of Hogwarts castle, initially launched with the 850-piece Great Hall, added a second model in early 2016, with the 875-piece Astronomy Tower. When combined, these two puzzles create a stunning 1725-piece 3D Harry Potter universe.
The quest of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World™ continues unabated in 2016 with Wrebbit3D™ Hogwarts™ – Express Train, a 460 piece puzzle and by Diagon Alley a 425 piece ™ 3D puzzle.
Unique Poster Puzzles series: HARRY POTTERTM and FANTASTICS BEASTSTM
Series of 2D poster puzzles of 500 pieces were launched this Fall for both HARRY POTTER™ and FANTASTICS BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM™ licenses. These exclusive Wrebbit's foam-backed puzzles convert into actual posters of favorite characters from J.K.Rowling's Wizarding World™ that can be lifted and pinned on a wall. « From table to wall without glue!™ »
"Teaming up with Warner Bros. Consumer Products for puzzles from J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World™ enabled us to continue our international market penetration and adds to our incredible momentum as we continue to focus our efforts and energy on developing larger scale models capable of challenging diehard puzzlers, and also satisfying fans of home-based entertainment looking for an opportunity to share some quality and good times with others," declared Jean Théberge, president of Wrebbit Puzzles Inc.
Shaping unique magical moments for nearly a quarter century
Wrebbit® is at the forefront of innovation with its unique Collections designed to deliver the greatest possible challenge and play value. The high definition of Wrebbit3D™ graphics is of such striking realism, it has become the new standard of visual quality in the industry. Wrebbit3D™ pieces interlock and assemble effortlessly (tongue and groove technology), making it possible to build perfect and unique masterpieces – alone, with family or with friends.
With over 30+ million units sold worldwide since the invention of 3D puzzle by the late Paul Gallant in 1991, Wrebbit® keeps on spreading the Quebec know-how in 40 countries throughout the world.
"We are very proud that all activities relating to Wrebbit® puzzles from design and development to manufacturing and distribution are being made in Montreal, Canada" declared Jean Théberge, president of Wrebbit Puzzles Inc. To continue in this direction, Wrebbit recently opened a Logistics Center facility in Europe to ensure that its most popular models are made available to European distributors and retailers to meet important demand for its unique puzzles in an efficient way.
Wrebbit3D™ puzzles combine the brain-teasing anticipation and satisfying end result of conventional jigsaw puzzles, with the thrill and challenge of building and reproducing a unique three-dimensional scale model of an architectural landmark.
About Wrebbit Puzzles Inc.
Montreal-based Wrebbit Puzzles Inc., one of the jewels of the Canadian toys and games industry, designs, manufactures and markets Wrebbit3D™ puzzles, the largest and sturdiest 3D puzzles in the world and also featuring the highest piece count. With over 20 different models currently being offered, and more in the works for 2016, Wrebbit™ puzzles can be found in bookstores chains as well as independent bookstores, arts and crafts stores, specialty toy stores, mom-and-pop, game and hobby shops, and are also carried by numerous online retailers.
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, FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. WB SHIELD: TM & © WBEI.
J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s16).
SOURCE Wrebbit Puzzles Inc
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