Hot Toys recently celebrated the grand opening of their flagship store at the newly opened Disneytown in Shanghai, China. To commemorate the grand opening, Hot Toys introduced 6 exclusive action figures that are only available in-store purchases. The figures are:
Star Wars Gold Stormtrooper in 1:6 scale
Iron Man 2 Mark IV in 1:6 scale
Iron Man 3 Mark XXI Gold Version in 1:6 scale
Iron Man Mark III and War Machine Comic Color Version Cosbaby
Star Wars C-3PO and R2-D2 The Force Awakens Cosbaby
Hot Toys announced their Asia Exclusive Star Wars – Copper Chrome Stormtrooper 1:6 Scale figure. The stormtrooper features swappable hands, a blaster rifle, a blaster holster and a figure stand. This copper chrome colored Stormtrooper is for die hard Star Wars collectors and is only available in selected markets as an Asia Exclusive item.
Last year Medicom announced MAFEX Stormtrooper and recently the company revealed the final look. The MAFEX Stormtrooper stands at 6.3-inches tall and featuring over 15 points of articulation. The figure comes with a blaster rifle and a stand. Estimate price for these MAFEX Stormtrooper is 4,860 Yen or $40.00 USD. No release date has been announced.
For the Tamashii Nation 2015 event, S.H. Figuarts will be offering a commemorative Star Wars Shadow Stormtrooper. The figure will be on sale for 4500 Yen or $38 USD. No further details about the figure is available at this time. Tamashii Nation 2015 event is from October 30th until November 1st.
Square Enix released their variant of Star Wars line with Stormtrooper Play Arts Kai. Stormtrooper figurine comes with a variety of hands to hold either the blaster rifle or the larger blaster cannon. The pre-painted PVC Stormtrooper Play Arts Kai figure stands at 10-inch. It’s available now.
According to the Sun newspaper recently, Simon Pegg accidentally revealed the role of Bond’s star, Daniel Craig, in the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII: the Force Awakens. Daniel Craig will have cameo as one of the Stormtrooper. He was reportedly so desperate to be part of The Force Awakens that he begged director JJ Abrams for a role. We just have to guess trying to find out which covered-up Stormtrooper is Daniel Craig. Star Wars: Episode VII will be released nationwide on December the 18th this year.