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Apr16

Star Wars VII trailer debuts classic characters

2015 at 01:59 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Four months after givings fans around the world the first official look at the upcoming “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens” film, Disney and Lucasfilms have released a new trailer for the winter 2015 film, this time showing off more characters from the film. On top of new heroes and villains, including the Inquistor Kylo Ren and chrome-clad Captain Phasma, the trailer shows the debut of a number of classic characters from the original trilogy. These include R2D2, Luke Skywalker, and even the iconic duo of Han Solo and Chewbacca! The trailer reveals little of the plot of the film, but shows off a number of the practical effect and CGI-rendered battles in the film, including a dogfight between an aged Millennium Falcon and TIE Fighters in a ruined Star Destroyer. The film is scheduled to release on December 18th, 2015, and fans everywhere are clamoring to see more after this awesome trailer. Check it out!

Sep24

Hot Toys reveals new Star Wars figures

2014 at 02:36 pm by admin | Comments Off

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With Star Wars: Episode VII coming to theaters in late 2015, excitement over the Star Wars franchise has been high, with a variety of companies announcing new merchandise based on the original STar to coincide with the film’s release. Hong Kong based figure company Hot Toys has unveiled the first two figures in their upcoming Star Wars line of 1/6th scale figures: the unforgettable smuggler duo, Han Solo and Chewbacca!

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Hot Toys recently acquired the rights to produce Star Wars merchandise earlier this summer, and these two figures are the pioneers of their new 1/6th and 1/4th lines. With an unprecedented attention to detail, both figures capture every last detail, from Harrison Ford’s young likeness from the original 1977 film, to even recreating Chewbacca’s thick hairy coat with a realistic brown fabric! Both figures are scheduled to include their own set of accessories; Chewbacca will come with his Wookie bowcaster and satchel, while Han Solo will feature swappable hands, laser pistol, and even blaster rifle and Stormtrooper belt with select retailers.

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Han will stand at 12″ tall, with Chewbacca towering over him at 14″ tall. While no release dates or prices are yet announced for these two figures, they are scheduled to release in the first half of 2015. Hot Toys will also continue to produce other characters from the Star Wars universe, so keep your eyes open for more news!