LEGO will be introducing a new theme that follows in the footsteps of LEGO Friends featuring Disney Princesses. The new theme will share similar style in terms of aesthetics and minifigures as seen in LEGO Friends. The sets will include:
The new set from the upcoming LEGO The Lone Ranger theme has been unveiled. The Stagecoach Escape set features five minifigures, including those of The Lone Ranger and Tonto, three horses as well as the Stagecoach itself. The set, which is priced at $29.99, will be released in April, three months before the movies release in July. The Lone Ranger is a new film from Disney that revolves around an ex-Texas Ranger and his sidekick Tonto and their fight against injustice on the American frontier.
The picture of the first set of six in the upcoming LEGO The Lone Ranger theme has been unveiled; the Constitution Train Chase. The set includes a locomotive and three cars based on the train featured in the upcoming Disney film, The Lone Ranger. The set also includes 7 figures; The Lone Ranger/John Reid and his horse Silver, Tonto, Rebecca Reid, Danny Reid, Butch Cavendish ,Latham Cole and Captain Jay Fuller. The Lone Ranger is best known as a TV show that ran during the 40s and 50s. The Lone Ranger first got its start on the radio back in 1933 and revolves around an ex-Texas Ranger and his companion Tonto who fight for good on the American frontier. The sets that are part of the LEGO The Lone Ranger theme will be out in April while the movie itself will be in theaters this July.
Source: Yahoo! Movies
Funko has announced a new Disney/Pixar themed Mystery Minis assortment that can best be described as both cute and collectible. The assortment features eight different Disney/Pixar characters, each in three different poses. The blind boxed figures stand about 2.5 inches high, with some figures being rarer than others. Expect to see the Funko Disney/Pixar Mystery Minis out in stores on February 28th.
The Disney Store’s new Vinylmation line will feature quite an impressive assortment of figures, namely those of the mythical and legendary variety. The Myths & Legends Vinylmation line, whose figures stand about 3 inches tall, include the likes of Medusa, an Orge, the Yeti, a Troll, a Gargoyle, as well as a mystery figure. The figures are to be released on January 7th at Disney Stores and at the DisneyStore.com and will feature a price of $9.95 each or $238.80 for the entire set of 12.
Source: Disney Merchandise Blog
Hong Kong based toy manufacturer HeroCross is introducing a new Donald Duck action figure with an impressive 20 points of articulation. Part of the company’s Hybrid Metal Figuration line, the figure stands 14 cm / 5.5 in tall, and features a removable hat and interchangeable heads and hands. Set for an April release, the figure will be priced at ¥5,524 or about $65.
April, 2013 will see the release of a brand new licensed LEGO theme based on the upcoming The Lone Ranger film. The new theme will be released slightly ahead of the new Disney The Lone Ranger movie, which is due out July 3rd, 2013. LEGO has already put up a product page for the new theme while the name of six sets that will be part of The Lone Ranger set lineup have already been revealed.