Wednesday, January 26, 2011

WB presents Green Lantern Movie Toys at Toy Fair (pics!)

MATTEL
Green Lantern Deluxe Battle Shifters™ Figures


Recreate the Green Lantern universe in 4-inch scale with Green Lantern Battle Shifters™ figures featuring popular Green Lantern characters, including Hal Jordan, Sinestro, Tomar-Re and Kilowog. When enemies attack, Battle Shifters™ figures are ready to fight back with the included fold-up Power Slinger™ accessory. With a light touch, the Power Slinger™ instantly pops out, revealing a malleable weapon or creature ―construct‖ to fight foes just like Green Lantern does in the movie! Power Slingers™ can be folded up again and again for unlimited play.


Available nationwide this Spring for $11.99 each. Ages: 4+
Green Lantern Colossal Cannon

Kids can become their hero, Green Lantern, by slipping on the movie-inspired Colossal Cannon for the ultimate battle experience. With a rotating Gatling style barrel, easy grip handle and a 10-shot capacity of Power Discs—evil villains be forewarned! When the projectile discs are fired the hand cannon’s built in ―ring‖ lights up, emitting blaster sounds. When switched to rapid fire or single shot mode, the cannon provides maximum force against aliens and intruders.

Available nationwide this Spring for $29.99 each. Ages: 5+

Green Lantern Ring Blast Jet™ Figure & Vehicle


Fly high above villains and defeat danger with the Green Lantern Ring Blast Jet™. The completely foldable Battle Shifters™ 2-in-1 vehicle transforms from transparent Turbo Tank to Stealth Jet with a press of a button. After the transformation takes place, join Green Lantern in warding off evil enemies with action-packed play, including real firing projectiles, lights and sounds. Includes batteries and one 2-inch Green Lantern figure.

Available this Summer for $39.99 each. Ages: 4+


Green Lantern Movie Masters® Figures


For the first time, Green Lantern comes to life with Movie Masters® figures, sculpted using digital files from the film to create toys with superior accuracy and details. Twelve of the movie’s biggest characters have been meticulously crafted to capture and create fully articulated figures in 6-inch scale. Ready to be the biggest stars in any fan's collection, each figure includes a Collect & Connect™ piece that can be combined with other pieces to create a gigantic figure of the villain.


Available this Spring for $14.99 each. Ages: 4+


NECA

Green Lantern Projection Ring


Hey heroes, it’s the amazing Green Lantern Projection Ring! This incredible projection ring is based on the prop from the upcoming Summer blockbuster, ―Green Lantern,‖ and projects the iconic Green Lantern symbol over 50 feet! Batteries included. Available soon for $6.99. Ages: 14+

PRESSMAN

Green Lantern: Power of the Ring Game


The path is filled with excitement and danger – will you master the four constructs that you need to defeat the villain? Once you have the constructs and the Green Lantern ring, go to the lantern and see if the ring comes up lit. If it does, light up your ring and win!

Available soon for $14.95. Ages: 7+

MEZCO


Mez-Itz Figures


Based on the upcoming Summer blockbuster, Mezco launches their new line of DC Universe Mez-Itz with Green Lantern and Sinestro. Mez-Itz 6-inch rotocast vinyl collectibles are cool by design. Both Green Lantern and Sinestro feature five points of articulation and are individually packaged in collector-friendly, double-sided window boxes that allow you to see both the front and back of each Mez-It!


Available this Spring for $12.99. Ages 3+

FUNKO

OP! Heroes Figures

Each Green Lantern possesses a power ring and power lantern that gives the user great control over the physical world as long as the wielder has sufficient willpower and strength to wield it. The ring is one of the most powerful weapons in the universe, and can be very dangerous...or in this case, very cute! Available soon for $7.99. Ages 3+

WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS ROCKETS INTO TOY FAIR WITH WORLDWIDE LICENSING PROGRAM FOR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER, GREEN LANTERN
Green Lantern Licensees – Led by Master Toy Licensee, Mattel – To Illuminate Toy Fair 2011
Burbank, Calif., January 25, 2011– Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) is teaming up with a leading group of global licensees at Toy Fair in support of the Summer 2011 blockbuster film, “Green Lantern,” highlighted by DC Entertainment’s master licensee, Mattel. The June 17, 2011 release of “Green Lantern,” from Warner Bros. Pictures, marks the live-action theatrical debut for the legendary comic super hero, and licensees worldwide are gearing up to help fans fight evil’s might.


“Green Lantern is among the greatest super hero characters in popular culture, and we are proud to unveil a merchandise program befitting this Summer’s highly anticipated film as well as the perennial comic book franchise,” said Karen McTier, Executive Vice President of Domestic Licensing and Worldwide Marketing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “Led by an incredible toy line from Mattel, fans of all ages around the world will be able to capture the excitement of Green Lantern.”


Along with the release of the “Green Lantern” film, global licensee Mattel will debut an out-of-this-world toy line, including the Green Lantern Ring Blast™ Jet Figure & Vehicle, the Green Lantern Battle Shifters™ Figures, and the Green Lantern Movie Masters® Figures, as well as engaging role-play items including the Green Lantern Colossal Cannon™ Blaster. A rich and comprehensive line of products based on the film for both kids and adult fans alike, Mattel’s multi-category toy line includes Basic and Deluxe Action Figures, Figure/Vehicles and Role Play, along with Playsets, Games, Puzzles and Vehicles. Additionally, each Basic Action Figure comes complete with a Green Lantern ring in order for kids to feel as if they, too, have been “chosen” to be a Green Lantern.


“We’re thrilled to be a part of this property and to deliver a toy line that authentically brings the characters to life,” said Doug Wadleigh, Senior Vice President Global Entertainment and New Franchise Development, Mattel. “Our designers have worked closely with WBCP to translate the movie into an innovative multi-category product line that gives kids of all ages the ability to play within the Green Lantern universe and to be their new favorite hero.


Additional key licensees include Rubies, with a line of Green Lantern costumes and costume accessories; the Noble Collection, offering high-end ring and lantern prop replicas; and NECA, with a Green Lantern Projection Ring and other accessories. Licensees also supporting Green Lantern include: Pressman Toys, Hewlett-Packard, Funko, Horizon Group USA, Hy-Ko Products, Kidz Toyz, LPG International, Mezco Toyz, SRM Entertainment, Toy Factory, Trend Setters Ltd, Formation Marketing Canada Ltd. and University Games.


About “Green Lantern”


In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal Jordan.


Hal is a gifted and cocky test pilot, but the Green Lanterns have little respect for humans, who have never harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. But Hal is clearly the missing piece to the puzzle, and along with his determination and willpower, he has one thing no member of the Corps has ever had: humanity. With the encouragement of fellow pilot and childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris, if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax…he will become the greatest Green Lantern of all.


“Green Lantern” stars Ryan Reynolds in the title role, under the direction of Martin Campbell. “Green Lantern” also stars Blake Lively as the spirited Carol Ferris, a test pilot and the heir apparent to her father’s aviation company; Peter Sarsgaard as scientist Dr. Hector Hammond; Mark Strong as Sinestro, Jordan’s powerful mentor in the Green Lantern Corps; Jay O. Sanders as Carl Ferris, Carol’s aircraft designer dad; Temuera Morrison as Abin Sur, Jordan’s alien predecessor; Taika Waititi as flight navigator Tom Kalmaku, Hal’s good friend and confidante; Jon Tenney as Martin Jordan, Hal’s idolized father; Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett (“What’s Love Got to Do with It”) as enigmatic government scientist Amanda Waller; and Academy Award® winner Tim Robbins (“Mystic River”) as Hector’s influential father, Senator Robert Hammond. Campbell directs “Green Lantern” from a screenplay by Greg Berlanti & Michael Green & Marc Guggenheim and Michael Goldenberg, story by Greg Berlanti & Michael Green & Marc Guggenheim, based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. The film is produced by Donald De Line and Greg Berlanti, with Herbert W. Gains and Andrew Haas serving as executive producers.
The film is scheduled for release in 3D and 2D on June 17, 2011. “Green Lantern” will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
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