Upper Deck Announces The Tale of Despereaux Cards

Upper Deck has announced a line of trading cards from Universal Pictures’ animated adventure, The Tale of Despereaux, in theaters Dec. 19.  Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson and Tracey Ullman lead an all-star voice cast in the film, based on the Newbery Medal-winning children’s bestseller.  In this modern fairy tale about a small mouse born too brave for his little world, several unlikely heroes will discover that what you look like doesn’t equal what you are. 

In stores nationwide on Nov. 18, The Tale of Despereaux trading cards include autograph cards from Matthew Broderick and more of the movie’s biggest stars.  Visit www.UDE.com/ToD for more information.  The trading cards are developed through a licensing agreement with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group.


This much-anticipated motion picture will delight holiday audiences nationwide, with the new The Tale of Despereaux trading cards offering something for every fan.  Each of the 50 cards in The Tale of Despereaux base set is a sticker card, offering entertainment above and beyond a normal trading card.  The Tale of Despereaux trading cards capture the movie’s funniest and most unexpected moments, giving fans of both the film and the beloved book a wonderful way to relive their The Tale of Despereaux memories. 


The base set includes concept sketches, alluring moments from the movie, and even multi-card puzzles.  The set also offers 20 character cards, with three charming stickers per card.   Plus, The Tale of Despereaux trading cards feature autograph cards from six members of the star-studded cast, including Matthew Broderick, Tony Hall, Frances Conroy, Daniel Riordan, McNally Sagal and Patricia Cullen.

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