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AS YOU WISH: It’s a ‘Princess Bride’ reunion

Friday, October 5th, 2012

By Jennifer Vineyard, Special to CNN – October 5, 2012

(CNN) — “Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”

Not a day goes by without someone asking Mandy Patinkin to say this famous and oft-repeated line. Despite Patinkin’s numerous other accomplishments and recent hit turn on the Showtime drama “Homeland,” “The Princess Bride” is what people want to hear from him, “and I never let them down,” he told CNN.

“I get asked for that line, too,” laughed Chris Sarandon, who played the dastardly Prince Humperdinck. “They always want me to quote Mandy, or Wally Shawn: ‘Inconceivable!’ And once in a great while, I get a plea for ‘I’m swamped.’” (more…)

ACT III LICENSING TEAMS UP WITH AG ADRIANO GOLDSCHMIED TO HOST EXCLUSIVE RAY CHARLES FIRST LISTEN AND SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – October 21, 2010 – To commemorate Ray Charles’ 80th birthday and the highly anticipated release of Rare Genius: The Undiscovered Masters, Act III Licensing and AG Adriano Goldschmied have partnered to host a celebration dedicated to the iconic American artist and the discovery of this remarkable, previously unreleased collection featuring a never-before-heard Ray Charles / Johnny Cash duet. Act III Licensing brokered the retail collaboration with clients Concord Music Group and The Ray Charles Foundation along with tee-shirt licensee Friend or Foe. (more…)

PLAYING FOR CHANGE – “The AP ranks top 10 albums of the year”

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

If you listen to some of the biggest hits of 2009, they’ll seem familiar. That’s because they came from albums released in 2008. That Beyonce smash? From “I Am … Sasha Fierce,” released last year. “Poker Face”? It was on Lady Gaga’s 2008 debut. It’s the same with the Kings of Leon and Taylor Swift. (more…)

LEADING ONLINE CASUAL GAME DINER DASH® SERVES UP LICENSING PROGRAM

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Over 200 Million Game Downloads Make Major Impression

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – October 2, 2008 – Act III Licensing proudly announces its selection as the licensing agency for the PlayFirst, Inc.-owned Diner Dash® brand in multiple product categories.PlayFirst is an innovative entertainment company that makes games appealing to everyone and publishes the industry-leading time-management game, Diner Dash (www.DinerDash.com). (more…)

“DREAM” LICENSING PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Casual Game Leader Impresses with Hundreds of Millions of Impressions

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – August 5, 2008 – The world’s leading developer of casual games, Oberon Media, has appointed ACT III Licensing as its licensing agency to build on its tremendously popular Dream Day casual game franchise, Dream Day Wedding, Dream Day Honeymoon and Dream Day First Home. (more…)

FANDANGO PARTNERS WITH ACT III LICENSING TO EXPAND BRAND OPPORTUNITIES

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

The Nation’s Leading Moviegoer Destination Signs Exclusive Agreement with Licensing Leader

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – May 30, 2007 – Act III Licensing announced today it has been appointed the exclusive licensing agency for Fandango, the nation’s leading movie destination.

Fandango represents entertainment and movies with a devoted audience of four to five million unique visitors a month, according to Nielsen/NetRatings. (more…)

ACT III LICENSING ANNOUNCES ITS NEWEST “BABY”

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

Juno Baby Looks To Inspire Young Minds With Licensing Program

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – May 15, 2007 – ACT III Licensing announced today that it was chosen to be the exclusive licensing agency for Juno Baby, an award-winning DVD series that stimulates young learning through interactive music education. Juno Baby has already established itself as an accomplished interactive children’s property with a track record of online sales, significant press, numerous awards and other accolades.Performed by Fraggle Rock (more…)