Star Wars Celebration is right around the corner, which means we’ll be getting plenty of news about Star Wars Episode 9, The Mandalorian, and plenty more from a galaxy far, far away. But let’s not forget that this is also a Star Wars convention. And what’s a convention without some cool exclusives for fans to get their hands on? Some of the Star Wars Celebration 2019 exclusives from Hasbro, Funko and LEGO have been revealed, and you can check them out below. Read More »
In addition to getting its own movie, Funko Pop is finally getting its own brick-and-mortar location. The vinyl movie and TV show toys that have become a staple of Barnes & Nobles and Gamestops everywhere will be occupying their own giant Funko store set to open in Hollywood late this year.
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The low-tech toy line created to tap into movie nostalgia before going on to become of the most popular blockbuster movie tie-ins is becoming a movie. Warner Bros. has reportedly begun development on a Funko! movie, based on the Funko Pop vinyl figurines and bobbleheads that depict everything from popular superheroes, to directors, to obscure TV procedural characters. So not only will these figurines invade Barnes and Nobles stores across the nation, they’ll begin to invade the movie theaters, too.
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Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar are two of the most iconic faces of the ’90s thanks to their public access program Wayne’s World that broadcast on Saturday Night Live. In their signature torn jeans, the duo talked about babes, Aerosmith, hockey and whatever topical Top 10 list they could come up with. And now you can bring them home in the form of two totally excellent Funko POP figures.
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You can argue until the cows come home about whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie. But it must count for something that Funko is releasing a new set of POP vinyl figures inspired by the original action thriller this fall, right when the decorations for the most wonderful time of the year are hitting stores far too early.
That’s right, a little set of Die Hard Funko POPs will be coming to shelves this fall. Obviously they included Bruce Willis and John McClane and the late Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber, but what other characters were lucky enough to get the vinyl figure treatment? Find out below. Read More »
The Jurassic Park line of Funko POP figures hit shelves earlier this year, including an extremely popular and hard to find sexy version of Jeff Goldblum as an injured Ian Malcolm. But one of the characters missing from the line-up, much to the chagrin of Laura Dern fans, was paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler. Thankfully, she has joined the rest of the big-headed Jurassic Park collectible figures, and she comes with the best accessory of them all: a Jurassic Park Funko POP Jeep Read More »
Last week, you might have been weirded out by Funko’s release of a certain set of action figures in their Savage World line-up that turned iconic slashers like Michael Myers and Jason Vorhees into post-apocalyptic, pulp fiction style action figures with some of the biggest muscles you’ve ever seen. The line is inspired by the classic Masters of the Universe figures from decades ago, and thankfully, a more appropriate brand name is getting the Savage World treatment for fans to collect.
Thundercats is one of the most beloved animated shows of the 1980s, and since the character designs weren’t far off in style from the super ripped characters of Masters of the Universe, they’re the perfect intellectual property to get their own Savage World action figures. Check them out below. Read More »
Just yesterday, Aquaman and The Conjuring director James Wan was added to the small but growing line-up of filmmakers who have been lucky enough to be immortalized as Funko POP! vinyl figures. The figure had James Wan’s signature pink streaked hair, but now he’s no longer the coolest Funko POP on the block.
Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi, who has also brought us the phenomenal films Eagle vs Shark, Boy, What We Do in the Shadows and Hunt for the Wilderpeople, is the latest to get his own Funko POP! as an exclusive at San Diego Comic-Con. And as you can see, he’s dress in his signature, godlike pineapple short and shirt set. Read More »
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There are hundreds of Funko POP! vinyl figures available for display on your desk or collectible shelves. Tons of movies, TV shows, bands and sports teams have been given the Funko POP! treatment, but only a handful of filmmakers have been lucky enough to be immortalized as a stylized little figurine. Now, one more has been added to the mix.
James Wan is best known for directing or producing horror movies like Saw, The Conjuring, Annabelle, Insidious and this year’s The Nun, not to mention the action extravaganza that is Furious 7. But later this year, he’ll be stepping into uncharted territory with his first comic book movie: Aquaman. In honor of James Wan’s foray into DC Comics, he’s getting his own Funko POP! figure that will be available as a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive in July. Read More »
Fans are undoubtedly excited about Pixar’s long-awaited sequel Incredibles 2. It’s been 14 years since the original film hits theaters, and box office projections have the superhero family raking in somewhere around $110 million. With another month and a half of marketing to go, there’s a good chance that number could rise. That means a lot of people will be seeing another one of Pixar’s delightful projects.
As is tradition, Pixar will have a new animated short attached to Incredibles 2. The short this time is titled Bao, and we’ve already gotten a look at the movie about an empty-nesting Chinese mom who gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life. We’ve seen what that adorable dumpling looks like in a clip that debuted not too long ago, and Funko has made it so you’ll be able to bring that cute little dumpling baby home with you too. Read More »