Tag: WETA

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2015
SDCCThursdayPic2 Tonight I added almost a dozen new galleries to the 2015 Comic Con Gallery page including DC Collectibles, Diamond Select Toys, Huckelberry Toys, Diamond Previews, WETA, Underground Toys and more.  Also added galleries of the DC Collectibles and Jakks Pacific panels.   You can check them all out here on our SDCC 2015 Gallery page.

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2013
SDCC13BDHobitAzog1   We wanted to share with you that we have a confirmed price of $40 for the SDCC 2013 Exclusive Hobbit Collector Azog figure.   The Bridge Direct will also be selling a few limited pieces of last year’s Comic-Con exclusive figure, Bilbo Baggins. In case you didn’t get it last year, now’s your chance!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2012
Valve and Weta Ltd are excited to announce an agreement to create and market collectible statues, weapons and armor from Valve’s wildly successful Dota 2 online video game. The first items in the range of Dota 2 collectibles will be on display this Friday 31st August at “The International” Dota 2 Championships, taking place in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2012
We got all of our photos from Preview Night loaded now.  Check out the latest from DC Collectibles, Mattel, Hasbro, The Bridge Direct “Hobbit” figures, Gentle Giant and much, much more!   Click here to view our 2012 SDCC galleries!

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS PARTNERS WITH WETA WORKSHOP FOR COLLECTIBLES FROM THE UPCOMING HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILMS, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY AND THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN -New merchandise slated for October 2012- WELLINGTON, New Zealand and Burbank, CA – June 05, 2012 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Weta Workshop announced today a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2012
BigBadToyStore.com sent out new solicitations today and it confirms something I was told at Toy Fair last month- that Bridge Direct’s new figures for the upcoming “Hobbit” movie would be in 2 scales: 3.75″ scale and 6″ scale.   Many fans have been speculating at the possible scale for this line since many of the Bridge…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2011
  The Pomson 6000 has been described thus: "Blasting out rapid-succession pulses of cross-spectrum electromagnetic radiation, the Pomson has been shown to dissolve an Egyptian pyramid in four archeologically educational weeks or one of the smaller, slightly crappier Mayan ones in just under a fortnight. Imagine what it could do to that big ugly Mars face! On…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2011
Our friends at WETA sent us the following information about some auctions they are running to help benefit the victims of the Christchurch earthquake.  All of the items are signed by the likes of Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor and Greg Broadmore. Auctions for Christchurch Earthquake Appeal At Weta Collectibles, we of course follow the developments…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Weta, New Zealand’s multi Academy Award winning visual effects house will be traveling to California to meet the fans at the 2008 Comic Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. Weta will be showing for the first time their full ranges of collectible sculptures from Disney’s The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian and BBC’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2008
The fourth and last of the statues in Weta’s range of collectibles from Disney’s The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian is now available for pre-order on Weta’s website. Short in stature but lacking nothing in courage, the irrepressible Reepicheep leads the valiant talking mice of Prince Caspian’s motley Narnian army.  In service to a righteous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2008
On Friday 6 June 2008 at 11am, Weta opened the doors to the hotly anticipated Weta Cave in Miramar, Wellington.  For the very first time, an area of Wellington’s visual effects facility will be opened up to fans and visitors.  “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to do this”, says Weta creative director and co-owner…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2008
Two millennia from now, a crippled spacecraft hurtles toward certain destruction in the roiling inferno of a star. Seeming bent on destroying the ship, a mysterious alien presence is possessing members of the crew, hiding its searing power behind the heat-shielded visors of their industrial welding masks. As the clock ticks down, Martha and the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2008
Weta will have a Doctor on hand at our stand at the MCM Expo in London this weekend, 24-25 May. Not just any doctor, of course, but the sixth incarnation of the Doctor, Colin Baker. This ties in with the first viewing and European launch of Weta’s range of Doctor Who collectibles. The full range…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2008
The first piece in the range of collectibles for Disney’s The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian that Weta announced earlier this month is now available to pre-order from Weta’s website, www.wetanz.com/princecaspian /satyr. The Warrior Satyr is based on a concept drawing by Weta designer Stephen Crowe: "I wanted quite an action-filled piece, and the real…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2008
Wellington, New Zealand – 3 April 2008. Following the success of their debut range from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, Weta have once again teamed up with Disney Consumer Products and the talented technicians who worked on the highly anticipated sequel releasing this summer, The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2007
WOW2Draenei 17 October 2007– To celebrate the release of PC game Hellgate: London, Weta Limited and Flagship Studios are offering fans a very special opportunity to become a part of the game’s legacy: to win a custom made statue of their head on a Templar Knight from the Weta Collectibles range!  And, as well as receiving…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2007
DoctorWhoLogo.jpg Today Weta Limited announced they will be creating, in collaboration with BBC Worldwide, a line of Collectible statues based on the popular television series, Doctor Who. Doctor Who is produced by the BBC and is the longest-running science fiction television series in the world. It follows the adventures of a time-traveller called ‘the Doctor’, who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2007
Weta Limited today confirmed what they will be showcasing at this years’ San Diego Comic Convention and which Weta Crew will be attending the five day show. Comic Con attendees will be the first people in the world to view four new pieces from a new soon-to-be released Weta Collectibles range. Public images of these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2007
WETAGoliathonBox.jpg Weta Limited today announced the opening date of pre-ordering for VIP clients for the Goliathon 83 Infinity Beam Projector Raygun, from their debut Weta Originals range. The Goliathon 83 Infinity Beam Projector will be open for pre-ordering to the general public on Friday 25 May. To celebrate the pre-ordering of this Raygun, Weta Limited has…

 

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