LEGO has had a recent bunch of goings on lately with the release of the LEGO Jurassic World trailer and the announcement of the new Doctor Who LEGO set submitted by Andrew Clark on LEGO Ideas. LEGO Ideas is the creative site where fans can submit ideas for new LEGO sets. (more…)
Variety is reporting:
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has awarded the toymaker the rights to create action figures and playsets based on “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and the two upcoming films based on “The Hobbit,” the first of which bows at the end of 2012.
The multiyear deal grants Lego access to the library of characters, settings and stories of “The Lord of the Rings,” “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and “The Hobbit: There and Back Again,” all helmed by Peter Jackson.
The first toys Lego plans to produce will hit store shelves in June, tied to “Lord of the Rings,” with new construction sets planned for the weeks leading up to the Dec. 14 bow of “An Unexpected Journey.”
Imagine the great movie scenes recreated in Lego sets, just take all those fantastic Lego Star Wars sets and replace them with LOTR sets. My wallet is groaning as we speak.