Tag: WETA

 

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…

 

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