Fandango FanShop Launches First Ever Prop Shop WITH FIRST OFFERINGS FROM THE JURASSIC PARK AND JURASSIC WORLD SERIES
May 15, 2018

FANDANGO FANSHOP LAUNCHES FIRST-EVER PROP SHOP, GIVING FANS AN EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN OFFICIAL HANDCRAFTED PROP REPLICAS FROM FAVORITE FILMS — WITH FIRST OFFERINGS FROM THE JURASSIC PARK AND JURASSIC WORLD SERIES

 

Molded from Original On-Screen Props at Universal Studios, FanShop’s Collection of Jurassic Park and Jurassic World Prop Replicas Includes an Indominus rex Head, Baby Velociraptor, Dinosaur Eggs, Isla Nublar Map and more

LOS ANGELES (May 15, 2018) – Fandango’s ultimate destination for movie fan merchandise, Fandango FanShop (FandangoFanShop.com), announced today the launch of its first-ever Prop Shop, giving fans a one-of-a-kind opportunity to own official, limited edition prop replicas from popular films and beloved franchises.  In partnership with Universal Studios, Fandango FanShop’s first offerings will feature official prop replicas molded from original on-screen props from the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World film franchise, handcrafted on the Universal Studios backlot.

“FanShop is delighted to launch its new Prop Shop in collaboration with Universal Studios and their incredible artists,” said Holly Rawlinson, VP Marketing, Merchandising and Licensing for Fandango FanShop. “Our goal is to deliver authentic prop replicas that will help fans relive the thrills of their favorite films, while building excitement for upcoming theatrical releases, such as Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opening on June 22.”

“We are so excited to partner with Fandango to bring these iconic, studio-produced collectibles to life,” said John Priebe, VP Universal Studio Operations. “Our talented artists are putting their hearts and expertise into each creation to deliver something extra special for the fans.”

Fandango FanShop will offer something for every fan, from the one-of-a-kind Jurassic World Indominus rex head replica for $24,999.99 for the ultimate collector to the limited-edition Jurassic Park Island of Isla Nublar Map replica for $99.99. At launch, the collection will include replicas of:

  • Jurassic World Indominus rex Head
  • Jurassic Park Baby Velociraptor
  • Jurassic Park “Hatched” Dinosaur Eggs
  • Jurassic Park Island of Isla Nublar Map
  • Jurassic Park “Mr. DNA” Animation Cells
  • Jurassic Park III Exterior Aviary Set Design Schematic
  • Jurassic Park III Exterior/Interior Hatching Lab Set Design Schematic
  • Jurassic Park III Exterior Plane Wreckage Set Design Schematic

To enhance the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World prop replicas’ collectability, Fandango FanShop will provide an official signed certificate of authenticity issued by Universal Studios that will include the product number in the series, among other details.  FanShop is taking pre-orders for the Jurassic prop replicas at FandangoFanShop.com, leading up to the highly anticipated theatrical release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom on June 22.

Celebrating its first anniversary, Fandango FanShop offers a wide variety of exclusive and limited-edition movie gear, collectibles, jewelry, fashion accessories, home goods, fine art and posters, based on popular films and franchises. FanShop’s print on-demand capabilities enable the site to offer exclusive t-shirts, posters and other items that cannot be found at traditional retailers. Over the past year, Fandango has leveraged FanShop to reward its ticket buyers with complimentary movie collectibles and exclusive movie posters inspired by highly-anticipated films, including Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Deadpool 2, Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ready Player One, Incredibles 2 and many others.

Fandango has built a comprehensive digital network to serve movie fans with all their needs across the entire life cycle of a film: Rotten Tomatoes and Movieclips help fans discover movies with reviews and trailers; Fandango, MovieTickets.com and Flixster sell tickets to more than 30,000 U.S. screens; FandangoNOW offers new and catalogue movies and next-day TV shows to buy or rent; and the hottest movie fan merchandise can be found on Fandango FanShop.

Fandango is part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, a business unit of NBCUniversal.

About Fandango

Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to 30,000 U.S. screens, trailers and original video, home entertainment and fan merchandise. Its portfolio features leading online ticketers Fandango, MovieTickets.com and Flixster; world-renown movie review site Rotten Tomatoes; and Movieclips, the #1 movie trailers and content channel on YouTube. Fandango’s movie discovery and ticketing innovations can also be found on mobile, social, AI and voice platforms from Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and others.  Fandango’s video on-demand service, FandangoNOW offers new release and catalog movies and next-day TV shows to more than 200 million connected, over-the-top (OTT) and mobile devices, while Fandango FanShop curates unique and exclusive fan gear and collectibles.  In Latin America, the company operates leading online ticketers Ingresso.com and Fandango Latin America.

 

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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