As part of its centennial campaign Celebrating Every Story, Warner Bros. Discovery has unveiled its collection of global products, content, and experiences honouring Warner Bros. Studios' 100th anniversary on April 4, 2023.
The commemorative offerings celebrate the company's milestone birthday and include toys, apparel, collectables, concerts and more that showcase key moments in the brand's rich history -- from its beginning with "Casablanca" to Looney Tunes to DC and everything in between.
In the UAE, Warner Bros. Discovery launches one-of-a-kind celebratory entertainment and event experiences that will immerse fans in "real life" into the world of Warner Bros.:
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will be celebrating a centennial legacy of iconic storytelling and moviemaking as it takes a trip down memory lane to the greatest moments in Warner Bros. history starting this April. The indoor theme park will be entertaining guests with a unique live show inside the Warner Bros. Plaza featuring a special rendition of Warner Bros.' 100th year presented by a group of singers, dancers and fan-favourite characters who come together to deliver an over-the-top party of the century!
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island. For tickets, visit the website.
Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros. from WBDGTE and Fever will bring to life score tracks from some of the studio's most celebrated films and television series with commemorative candlelight concerts in 100 cities worldwide, including Dubai. Featuring a range of music from the studio's past and present, the program will include songs from "FRIENDS," "A Star Is Born," "Willy Wonka," "Purple Rain," "The Wizard of Oz," and many more.
The Theatre, Mall of the Emirates, May 6, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. For tickets, visit https://feverup.com/m/127282.
For retail, Warner Bros. Discovery partnered with brands in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe to launch bespoke 100th-anniversary products. Signed partners include McDonald's Happy Meals, luxury children's fashion group CWF, Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Billieblush, BOSS, Zara, Lefties, Springfield and Primark. Iconic British footwear brand Dr Martens is on-board, and New Era has launched a new wave of iconic clothing and headwear. Cinereplicas in France, Pepco & LPP in Poland and Max Fashion in the Middle East will be launching bespoke WB100 collections that cover fashion, accessories, home and gifting. The Italian luxury lifestyle brand Montegrappa will celebrate the anniversary with a limited-edition fine art-crafted pen.
Fans can also purchase an exclusive collection of apparel, premium posters, home goods, and more, an ode to the classics featuring some of the film's most memorable lines and moments. There will be collection drops throughout the year representing three eras: Classic, Nostalgic, and Modern.
From Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products (WBDGCP) comes new celebratory merchandise collections launching today on the company's WB Shop, with more coming throughout the year. Taken directly from the WB archives, the WB Shield Collection features a fun history lesson showing how the logo changed throughout the decades with products across categories -- apparel, accessories, and home goods -- emblazoned with the iconic shield logo that has identified Warner Bros. films, TV shows and content from 1923 to today.
The WB Shop will also be releasing a special Mashup Series, including apparel, home goods and collectables, featuring beloved animated characters from Looney Tunes and Tom & Jerry, taking centre stage as the ultimate superfans dressed up as other legendary WB characters from favourite franchises and films including DC, "Casablanca," "The Wizard of Oz," "The Jetsons," "Scooby-Doo," "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," "The Lord of the Rings," "The Flintstones," "FRIENDS," "Enter the Dragon" and "Singin' in the Rain."
In addition to the WB Shop collections, WBDGCP has joined forces with top licensees to create exclusive centennial collaborations across all categories. Funko has introduced new Looney Tunes x Scooby-Doo mashup Pops for toys and collectables! Also available now is the new line based on the classic sitcom "Gilligan's Island" with more Funko centennial collectables to be released throughout the year.
From Running Press, Warner Bros.: 100 Years of Storytelling, written by Mark Vieira with a foreword by TCM Host Ben Mankiewicz, features unforgettable stars and untold stories, plus rare images from the Warner Bros. vault. Available now for preorder. Exclusive signed edition available on the WB Shop while supplies last.
Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment will also release a series of celebratory films and animation bundles on digital, Blu-ray and DVD, including four 25-film volumes and a 100-film collection (April 4) and "Best of" animation compilations from the most beloved Warner Bros. Animation franchises including "Duck Dodgers: The Complete Series" (available now), "The Looney Tunes Complete Platinum Collection" (April 11), "The Scooby-Doo 10-Film Collection" (April 11), and "The Looney Tunes 10-Film Collection" (June 6). Throughout the year, Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment will also release remastered film titles available for the first time in 4K Ultra-High Definition, including the "Superman 5-Film Collection" (May 9), "Training Day," (available now) "Cool Hand Luke" (April 4), "The Maltese Falcon" (April 4), "Rebel Without a Cause" (April 4), "Rio Bravo," "East of Eden," and special 50th Anniversary editions of "Enter the Dragon" and "The Exorcist" (dates to be announced). In addition, multiple themed digital film bundle collections will be available throughout 2023.
For more information, please visit WB100.com.