James Dean to Be Immortalized In a Commemorative NFT Collection Launching On Ethernity
The “Hollywood Icon” 3D collection will debut on December 16 in partnership with CMG Worldwide and Worldwide XR
Ethernity, the original authenticated NFT (aNFT) platform is excited to announce the first-ever officially licensed James Dean NFT collection with the estate of James Dean, in partnership with CMG Worldwide and WorldwideXR. On December 16th, Ethernity will launch the James Dean ‘Hollywood Icon’ collection to commemorate the life, legacy, and untimely demise of one of Hollywood’s greatest and most enduring stars. Despite his death in 1955 at the age of 24, James Dean’s legacy continues to influence and be a cause for celebration for so many fans around the world.
The NFT collection was produced by digital agency WXR and digital art house VueXR, in collaboration with CMG Worldwide and JamesDean.com. The collection offers an exact 3D replica of the James Dean ‘Little Bastard’ Porsche, confirmed by James Dean expert Lee Raskin. Also included: James Dean 3D signed metal bust, James Dean inscribed double-sided gold medallion, his last captured moment, and the famous James Dean Hollywood Star.
All of the NFTs in this exclusive collection have been developed with an unlockable, interactive, augmented-reality display built into the chain, on the VueXR NFT video player. This gives consumers a way to experience their 3D NFT within their spatial environment, or in a different metaverse engagement. Discussing the impact this project holds, Worldwide XR NFT director, Travis Cloyd said: “NFTs are a new form of storytelling, a new distribution medium, and a way to extend legacy on the blockchain forever.”
Nick Rose, CEO and founder of Ethernity said: “We thrive off exploring opportunities to extend the legacy of legendary figures, and James Dean is a perfect fit for our great ambitions and endeavors. Ethernity is fueled by our insatiable desire to create incredible digital objects for art lovers, fans, and beyond. James Dean has had an incredible influence on many of our team members, and we are privileged to have had the opportunity to aid in immortalizing his legacy on the blockchain forever.”
Past NFT releases from Ethernity cover a wide range of talented and legendary figures, including collections with soccer stars Messi and Pele, legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, skateboarding pioneer Tony Hawk, basketball icon and champion Shaquille O’Neal, Pulitzer Prize-winning photos via Associated Press, and rapper Nas.
Ethernity is the groundbreaking authenticated NFT project which auctions verified artwork featuring the top artists and stars from sports, music, film, gaming, tech, history, and entertainment. Each of these digital artworks is represented as a non-fungible token (NFT). The pieces feature well-known public figures and a portion of all funds raised from the endeavor will be donated to charitable causes. Ethernity combines the utility of Defi and merges it with NFTs to create an exclusive pipeline to rare, collectable content from notable figures and well-established digital artists.
About CMG Worldwide
CMG gained notoriety in the 1980’s for pioneering opportunities for a deceased celebrity’s heirs to retain rights. Since then, we have expanded to manage all kinds of intellectual property including some of the most iconic personalities, brands and organizations through our legal expertise and promotional tactics. There can be no substitute for experience and skill in the intellectual property management world. CMG’s position as the industry leader gives an advantage to our 200+ clients that other agencies are simply not able to match.
WXR is an entertainment technology and digital agency with a focus on bringing like-minded creative artists together to build next-level immersive experiential content. We partner, produce, and deliver creative vision within the Metaverse ecosystem. From XR development, NFT artists management, strategic partnerships, digital rights, and beyond we are an experienced team that understands the big-tech landscape. We strive to bring to life next-level media. We have an alliance and partnership with licensing powerhouse CMG Worldwide to develop unique NFT’s (digital collectibles), Mixed Reality, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Gaming, Crypto, and digital-focused immersive media. We work with professional sports leagues, teams, big-tech, platforms, marketplaces, digital artists, celebrities, and historical icons.
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