Disney buys Star Wars and announces new trilogy

Star Wars is being swallowed into the Wonderful World of Disney, giving that company nothing short of what some say is total control of the Childhood Movie Market. If you believe the fans, the Empire has not only struck back, it’s bloated and unstoppable. Walt Disney Pictures has purchased Lucasfilm and plans to make more films in the Star Wars franchise. We will look at the reasons why fans may actually want to embrace the Dark Side.   I found some funny pics of this….

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Republic Trooper (The Old Republic) VC113

Pirates of the Caribbean : ANGELICA

An amazing new Hot Toys figure is on its way later this month. The new 12-incher is a stunning rendering of Pirates of the Caribbean’s ANGELICA, played by Penelope Cruz in the fourth entry to the Pirates franchise. Like everything else in the Sideshow/Hot Toys collection, this figure is highly-detailed, features amazing paint work and is clothed in real fabric.

Naturally, there are also a ton of features and accessories, which you can read about right here:

The Sideshow Exclusive version of the Angelica Sixth Scale Figure includes a unique feature available nowhere else: The Angelica Sixth Scale Figure is Hot Toys’ Summer Toy Fair Exclusive, offered to Sideshow Collectibles in a highly limited release!
Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the Angelica – Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides Sixth Scale Collectible Figure!
The Angelica Sixth Scale Figure features:
Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Penelope Cruz as Angelica in the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Approximately 28 cm tall
Over 28 points of articulation
Newly sculpted head with movie-accurate facial expression and make-up
Real fabric hair implantation in brownish black, slightly curly hair
True Type body with tattoo on chest
Five (5) pieces of interchangeable palms with cross tattoo on left palms and rings including:
One (1) pair of palms for holding swords
Two (2) pieces of relaxed left palms
One (1) piece of relaxed gloved right palm
Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted
One (1) black hat with feather
One (1) reddish brown patterned long jacket
One (1) patterned long vest
One (1) white long-sleeved shirt
One (1) black girdle
One (1) pair of black pants
One (1) buckled belt
One (1) pair of leather-like black boots
Two (2) swords with holster
One (1) dagger
One (1) pair of earrings
One (1) gold necklace with charm
One (1) compass
One (1) pair of chalices
One (1) Captain Jack voodoo doll
One (1) figure stand with Angelica nameplate and the movie logo
Sideshow Exclusive: The Angelica Sixth Scale Figure is Hot Toys’ Summer Toy Fair Exclusive, offered to Sideshow Collectibles in a highly limited release!

The Classic Thor Exclusive

Straight outta Asgard and looking every bit the hero, The Mighty THOR joins the Marvel Select collection as this Classic Thor Exclusive figure. It was made just for the Disney store, which you might recall is now also technically a Marvel store since the House of Mouse scooped up your favourite heroes and villains a little while back.

He stands about 8 inches tall, sized as a deluxe item, and comes with the great hammer, Mjolnir. Grab it now!

Thor Classic Marvel Select Figure Exclusive Disney

We just got in a new Thor Classic Marvel Select Figure which is an exclusive not available at your local Walmart or Toys R Us.

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NEW From Sideshow: ODIN and KEVIN FLYNN

Two older, bearded wisemen/Dads have just arrived from Sideshow and Hot Toys, probably not signalling a trend but at least paying tribute to two awesome characters from films from the past year. Check these guys out!


KEVIN FLYNN (or Clu, if you were an original Tron fan), father of Sam, is the pick for anyone who enjoyed Tron Legacy or wants to custom-make a figure of The Dude. As you’d expect from Sideshow, the 12-inch figure comes with an amazing list of features.
* Authentic, detailed fully realized likeness of Jeff Bridges as Kevin Flynn in the movie TRON: Legacy
* Stands approximately 30cm tall
* TrueType body with over 30 points of articulations
* Highly detailed hair sculpture
* Hand-painted, movie-accurate facial expression with detailed skin texture and mustache
* Five (5) pieces of interchangeable hands including:
* One (1) pair of relaxed palms
* One (1) pair of fists
* One (1) right palm for holding data disc
* One (1) full white costume, including:
* One (1) long sleeved robe with detachable data disc at the back
* One (1) long sleeved shirt
* One (1) pair of pants
* One (1) full black costume, including”:
* One (1) long sleeved jacket with detachable data disc at the back
* One (1) long sleeved robe
* One (1) long sleeved shirt
* One (1) pair of pants
* One (1) pair of detachable black boots
* Two (2) bracelets, (1) white and one (1) black
* One (1) LED light-up hexagonal figure stand with Kevin Flynn nameplate and movie logo (white light, battery operated)*


Next up, Thor’s father, ODIN, was portrayed in the film by the great Anthony Hopkins and he’s lovingly rendered here by Sideshow and Hot Toys. The head honcho in Asgard, Odin really does look both godly and royal in this great 12-inch figure. Plus, take a look at this feature list:
* Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Anthony Hopkins as Odin in the Thor movie
* Stands approximately 30 cm tall
* Muscular body with over 30 points of articulations
* Two (2) styles of hair sculpture, including one (1) for normal occasion and one (1) for wearing helmet
* Movie-accurate facial expression with detailed wrinkles, skin texture and beard
* Right eye with undetachable eye mask
* Eight (8) pieces of interchangeable palms including:
* One (1) pair of fists
* One (1) pair for holding spear
* One (1) piece of left palm with pointing finger
* Three (3) pieces of relaxed palms including two (2) left palms with different gestures and one (1) right palm
* Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted
* One (1) undetachable red cape
* One (1) brown upper long-sleeved outfit with stripes and faux-leather details on arms
* One (1) pair of brown pants with stripes
* One (1) copper upper body armor with silver circle chest-plates
* One (1) pair of copper forearm armors
* One (1) pair of dark brown boots with brown and silver stripes
* One (1) electroplated movie-accurate spear
* One (1) copper movie-accurate helmet
* Figure stand with Odin nameplate and the movie logo