Fandango Opens FanShop Featuring Curated Collections of Exclusive and Limited-Edition Merchandise from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” “Baywatch,” “Wonder Woman” and “Despicable Me 3”

Fandango’s First-Ever Movie Merchandise Marketplace Includes Wearables, Collectibles and Experiences Hand-Selected by Filmmakers, Studios and Fans

(April 7, 2017) – Fandango, the leading digital network for all things movies, today launches its first-ever online movie merchandise store, Fandango FanShop (FandangoFanShop.com), featuring specially-created collections of unique and exclusive wearables, collectibles, and experiences tied to theatrical releases and beloved movie franchises.

Today’s debut features limited edition and exclusive merchandise for the highly-anticipated summer movies, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” “Baywatch,” “Wonder Woman” and “Despicable Me 3.”

“At Fandango, we are always looking for ways to enhance the moviegoing experience,” says Fandango President Paul Yanover. “We’re very excited to launch Fandango FanShop as we help activate excitement for upcoming releases with hand-selected movie merchandise and experiences.”

FanShop’s launch catalog was influenced by a Fandango survey of more than 1,500 movie fans on the types of merchandise they would want from these upcoming movies. Some of the exciting offerings include:

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (opening May 5):

  • Exclusive-to-FanShop “Get Your Groot On” Fan Box, loaded with special Groot merchandise
  • Exclusive-to-FanShop “Guardians” apparel
  • Funko POP! Vinyl Figures of Groot and Rocket
  • Highly collectible limited edition Kotobukiya ARTFX Statues of Star-Lord
  • Kawaii caps adorned with “Guardians” characters

“Baywatch” (opening May 26):

  • Men and women’s “Baywatch”-themed tank tops

“Wonder Woman” (opening June 2)

  • Exclusive-to-FanShop “Wonder Woman” FanSets collectible pins
  • Exclusive-to-FanShop “Wonder Woman” Kinetix fashion tops
  • Funko Rock Candy “Wonder Woman” stylized action figures
  • Highly collectible limited edition Kotobukiya ARTFX Statues of Wonder Woman
  • BioWorld “Wonder Woman” leggings and socks

“Despicable Me 3” (opening June 30):

  • Exclusive-to-FanShop “Minions” Fun Box
  • Exclusive-to-FanShop apparel
  • Funko Dorbz and POP! Vinyl Figures of “Despicable Me 3” characters
  • WowWee Minion MiP Robot (one of the first available in the marketplace)
  • Minions plush toy sets

Fandango will promote FanShop across the company’s digital network, and connect consumers directly to the store to peruse and purchase merchandise. In the near future, Fandango plans for fans to be able to purchase movie tickets and merchandise in the same transaction on Fandango, and buy merchandise with Digital HD movies on FandangoNOW, the company’s video on-demand service. Fandango also plans to offer movie ticket and merchandise bundles as special promotions and as gifts with purchase. Some of the movie ticket bundles may also include promotional codes for FanShop merchandise.

About Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to 29,000 screens, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. Its portfolio reaches more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with 205 million app downloads, and includes popular movie properties Flixster, Rotten Tomatoes and the Tomatometer rating, and Fandango Movieclips, the No. 1 movie trailers and content channel on YouTube. Its new premium on-demand video service, FandangoNOW offers new release and catalog movies and next-day TV shows on a wide variety of connected, over-the-top (OTT) and mobile devices. Also part of the Fandango family are Latin America’s leading online ticketers, Ingresso.com and Fandango Latin America, formerly Cinepapaya. Movie fans can find Fandango on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fandango, Twitter @Fandango, and many other social platforms.

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