Cost Plus World Market® Partners With MGM to Develop Exclusive Line of Licensed Merchandise for the Addams Family Animated Movie

By Associated Press 02 October 2019, 12:00AM

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2019--

It’s nearing the spookiest season of the year and Cost Plus World Market ® ( ) is excited to be a promotional partner of Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) for the highly-anticipated release of The Addams Family movie on October 11, 2019. World Market has developed an exclusive line of merchandise incorporating artwork from the movie and from the classic Addams Family TV series. The collection is exclusive to World Market and includes beverage napkins, gift bags, reusable totes, and melamine plates and will be available in its 275 stores and online at

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Based on the famous New Yorker creations of Charles Addams, The Addams Family is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, the Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbor. The film is directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan, and will feature the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, and Allison Janney.

As part of the partnership, World Market will also hold a “How Weird is Your Family?” Photo Contest daily from October 1 through October 13, 2019. Customers are encouraged to be creative and submit photos that showcase how weird their family is with the hashtag #WMAddamsFamily and #WMEntry at, or Prizes of one $100 World Market gift card and two movie tickets to see The Addams Family movie will be given away each day. Full contest rules can be found at

Halloween is one of World Market’s favorite holidays and the specialty retailer has everything you need for affordable tricks and treat for a spooktacular fright night, including tabletop décor, lighting, garlands, candles and food and drinks from around the world. With Halloween just around the corner, it’s not too early to start shopping for your home entertaining and decorating needs.

About Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content as well as the premium pay television network EPIX, which is available throughout the U.S. via cable, satellite, telco and digital distributors. In addition, MGM has investments in numerous other television channels, digital platforms and interactive ventures and is producing premium short-form content for distribution. For more information, visit

About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market ( ) operates 275 stores in 39 states and the District of Columbia under the World Market® and Cost Plus World Market® trademarks. The stores feature an ever-changing selection of casual home decor and furniture, housewares, gifts, jewelry, decorative accessories, over 500 international wines, and gourmet foods and beverages offered at affordable prices and imported from more than 50 countries. Many items are unique and exclusive to World Market and are regularly supplied by an international network of individual and regional artisans developed over the Company’s more than 60 years in the import business.

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By Associated Press 02 October 2019, 12:00AM

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