We all new that at some point LEGO would have to produce LEGO sets and minifigures based on the upcoming LEGO movie. Yesterday it all became officil ain the form of a Press Release from LEGO at the SDCC Comic-Con. You can click through the break to read more if you want to read the official press release, but the key points are:
- Initially 17 sets based on the movie will be produced
- The sets will be in a range of standard LEGO themes, including, wild west, City, and Space
- A video game based on the movie will be produced
- a playable demo of the video game will be previewed at Comic-Con
- There will be a wave of new, and “new again” collectible minifigures based on the movie (Can you say classic space man?)
- There will be a whole host of LEGO related merchandise brought to market by other vendors, primarily in the form of clothing, and books.
- The movie releases the firs week of February 2014