Nickelodeon Introduces New Line of Toys for Paramount Pictures’ Summer Film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”

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Dynamic New Lines from Playmates Toys and Mega Bloks® Include
Figures, Vehicles and Playsets

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nickelodeon today announced new toy lines from Playmates Toys and Mega
Bloks that are inspired by the upcoming Paramount Pictures theatrical
movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. A full
range of toys from figures, vehicles and playsets based on the sequel to
the 2014 blockbuster will be available starting next month. Teenage
Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
, directed by Dave Green,
written by Josh Appelbaum & André Nemec, and produced by Michael Bay,
arrives in theaters June 3.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is the brand that just won’t quit
and 2016 is poised to be its biggest year yet as the summer kicks off
with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” said Pam
Kaufman, Chief Marketing Officer and President of Consumer Products,
Nickelodeon. “We saw tremendous traction with the consumer products we
introduced for the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie so we
wanted to team up with our best-in-class partners to deliver fresh new
toys that bring memorable movie moments to life. From TMNT lair playsets
to the iconic Turtle Tactical Truck, Turtles fans of all ages are sure
to love these new toys from Playmates Toys and Mega Bloks.”

“We are delighted to have worked with our long-standing partner
Nickelodeon to introduce this robust toy line inspired by the highly
anticipated film,” said Karl Aaronian, Senior Vice President of
Marketing, Playmates Toys. “The extensive line, which includes action
figures, vehicles, playsets and more, brings the characters and action
from the big screen to life for fans.”

“We are thrilled to partner with Nickelodeon for the launch of the
summer movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” said
Bisma Ansari, VP Marketing of Mega Brands Inc. “Our construction sets
will allow fans to build and play out their favorite movie scenes with
authentic details and lights & sounds features.”

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows movie toys
from Playmates Toys and Mega Bloks will be available at major mass
retailers such as Walmart, Target, Toys“R”Us and Amazon as well as in
the mid-tier, specialty, grocery, drug and value channels. Select
products from the lines, including key Walmart exclusives, will be on
display at the Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies Sewer
Lair-Themed Booth at WonderCon, Los Angeles Comic-Con 2016 from Friday,
March 25 – Sunday, March 27.

Highlights from the 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the
Shadows
line from Playmates Toys includes:

  • Basic Action Figures: A complete line of 5-inch basic action
    figures that are highly detailed and fully articulated, including
    Stealth Leonardo, Pirate Michelangelo, Wingsuit Raphael, Splinter,
    Shredder, April O’Neil, Casey Jones, Bebop, Rocksteady and Foot
    Soldiers. Ages 4+
  • Deluxe Talking Figures: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello,
    Michelangelo, Bebop and Rocksteady are 6-inches and speak phrases and
    make sounds from the movie. Ages 4+
  • 11” Figures: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo, Bebop
    and Rocksteady stand 11-inches tall and are highly detailed and fully
    poseable.
  • Vehicles:

    • The incomparable ninjafied garbage truck comes to life with this Turtle
      Tactical Truck
      , complete with giant nunchucks, capture net,
      working forklift and room for all. Ages 4+
    • Michelangelo’s custom Polaris Slingshot three-wheeler comes
      with exclusive Michelangelo figure, two nunchucks and two
      projectiles to take down the Foot Clan. Ages 4+
  • Role Play: Conceal & Reveal Weapons mutate fans into Leonardo,
    Raphael, Donatello or Michelangelo. Also available, are Extreme Battle
    Shell, Deluxe Masks and Electronic Weapons that include over 50
    phrases and sound effects. Ages 4+
  • Playsets:

    • Turtle Lair Playset: Bring the Turtle lair home with a 40”
      tall playset that includes over 15 features, an oven-styled disc
      launcher and plenty of space to play. Ages 4+
    • Technodrome Playset: Visit the Technodrome with this
      exclusive playset that opens to over two feet wide, includes two
      missile firing projectile launchers, features secret trap door
      drops, and a secret entrance and trap door slide. Ages 4+
  • T-Machines: Fans can add to their T-Machines collection with
    these movie additions featuring Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello,
    Michelangelo, Casey Jones, Bebop and Rocksteady. Ages 3+
  • T-Sprints: Special Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the
    Shadows
    Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo, Casey Jones,
    Bebop and Rocksteady additions to the T-Sprints line. Ages 4+
  • Blind-Bagged Mini Figures: The blind-bagged, fully articulated
    figures will be available in an assortment of movie Turtles’ and
    villains. Ages 4+

Highlights from the Mega Bloks 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out
of the Shadows
construction line includes:

  • Buildable Action Figure Assortments:

    • Build and collect movie characters including Stealth Leonardo,
      Paratrooper Raphael, Camo Donatello, Pirate Mikey alongside Casey
      Jones, a Katana Foot Soldier and a Bike Attack Soldier. Ages 6+
    • Enter stealth mode and reach new heights with the Ninja Tech
      Assortment
      . Ages 6+
    • Prepare for a wicked chase with the Moto Attack Assortment.
      Ages 6+
  • Buildable Vehicles:

    • Inspired by the vehicle in the movie, the TMNT Movie Battle
      Truck
      features a capture net, sewer cap launcher and moving
      forklift arms to take down the Foot Clan threat. Ages 7+
    • Take the battle out of the city with the TMNT Jungle Takedown.
      The buildable tank has real lights and sound effects along with
      details and buildable Michelangelo and Rocksteady micro action
      figures. Ages 6+
  • Construction Playsets:

    • TMNT Movie Lair Hideout: Build the iconic Turtles lair,
      complete with waterslide, skate ramp, retractable zip line, sewer
      cap launcher with lights and sounds and different, customizable
      areas for each of the Turtles. Ages 6+
    • TMNT Kraang Cryo Chamber: Recreate the Kraang Cryo Chamber
      by building the giant mutagen vat with its shock sensor-activated
      robotic arm and glowing ooze canister. Set Shredder and Kraang’s
      giant mechanical suit on the above platform to battle a buildable,
      fully articulated Raphael micro figure. Ages 5+

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 36th year, is the number-one
entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by
putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes
television programming and production in the United States and around
the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature
films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than
90 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable
network for 20 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com.
Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks
of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

About Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies presents “TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA
TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS.” Produced by Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad
Fuller, Galen Walker and Scott Mednick. Based on the Teenage Mutant
Ninja Turtles characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman.
Written by Josh Appelbaum & André Nemec. Directed by Dave Green.

Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Laura Linney, Stephen Amell, Noel
Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Alan Ritchson, Brian Tee and Tyler
Perry.

“TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS” opens in theaters on
June 3, 2016.

About Paramount Pictures Corporation

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor
of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a
leading content company with prominent and respected film, television
and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of
some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including
Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount
Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC
operations also include Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount
Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio
Group.

About Playmates Toys

With a history of nearly 50 years, Playmates Toys is today among the
most well-respected and innovative marketing and distribution companies
in the global toy industry with a proven history in the creation of
imaginative products as well as the development and management
of profitable, long-term brand franchises. Key brands include TEENAGE
MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, one of today’s top-selling male action brands.
From its offices in Hong Kong and California, Playmates
designs, develops, markets and distributes its products in over 60
countries worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.playmatestoys.com
or http://facebook.com/TMNTPlay.

About MEGA Brands

A member of the Mattel family of companies, MEGA Brands Inc. is a
trusted collection of leading global brands in construction toys and
arts and crafts. They offer engaging creative experiences for children
and families through innovative, well-designed, affordable and
high-quality products. MEGA Brands includes MEGA BLOKS® and
RoseArt®. Visit megabrands.com and megabloks.com for
more information.

The MEGA logo, Mega Bloks and RoseArt are trademarks of MEGA Brands Inc.
or its affiliates.

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Contacts

Nickelodeon
Talia Yates
talia.yates@nick.com