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• New York City-based Global Design Concepts has signed on to create backpacks, handbags and small leather goods for Lucasfilm's Indiana Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The collection, hitting mass retail this spring, will feature products inspired by key scenes from the May 22 release.

BBC Worldwide has launched a brand new website to accompany toon series Animalia, www.animalia.tv. Based on the international bestselling book by Graeme Base, the new CGI series follows human heroes Alex and Zoe as they discover a world of talking animals.

• Multiple renditions of songs from High School Musical 2, 17 to be exact, performed in several languages by recording artists from around the world will be part of Disney Channel's day-long 16-ep Hannah Montana marathon on Friday, January 18 that will culminate with the rebroadcast of the movie musical.
January 15, 2008

• New York City-based Global Design Concepts has signed on to create backpacks, handbags and small leather goods for Lucasfilm’s Indiana Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The collection, hitting mass retail this spring, will feature products inspired by key scenes from the May 22 release.

BBC Worldwide has launched a brand new website to accompany toon series Animalia, www.animalia.tv. Based on the international bestselling book by Graeme Base, the new CGI series follows human heroes Alex and Zoe as they discover a world of talking animals.

• Multiple renditions of songs from High School Musical 2, 17 to be exact, performed in several languages by recording artists from around the world will be part of Disney Channel’s day-long 16-ep Hannah Montana marathon on Friday, January 18 that will culminate with the rebroadcast of the movie musical.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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