Showing posts from January, 2014

The Lego Group Announces Plans For A "Ghostbusters" LEGO Playset

Lego Cuusoo has announced the very exciting "Ghostbusters" news that The Lego Group is developing a "Ghostbusters" Lego set to celebrate the movies' 30th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of "Ghostbusters 2"!

Lego Cuusoo is a website started by Cuusoo and The Lego Group that allows people to submit ideas for Lego sets. After a lengthy review process, Lego will select an idea and turn it into a mass-produced set for commercial availability. The original designer typically receives a small percentage of the royalties.

For LEGO's "Ghostbusters" set, designer Brett Waller submitted an idea of biblical proportions to commemorate the upcoming spook-tacular 30th anniversary of the blockbuster film "Ghostbusters". His GB Lego set features minifigs of the boys in grey - Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Raymond Stanz, Dr. Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis) and Dr. Winston Zeddemore. It also featured renditions of the Ectomobile (Ecto-1), which is bas…

Sony Kicks Off 30th Anniversary Merchandising Drive For Ghostbusters

The licensing industry news website is reporting the exciting Ghostbusters news in the following article that Sony Pictures Consumer Products (SPCP) has announced that they will be launching a new Ghostbusters licensing and merchandising programme to celebrate the iconic movies' 30th anniversary in 2014!

The new program will target Ghostbusters' core fan base with products in categories such as apparel, toys, construction, collectables and publishing.

SPCP will also be participating in special events and engaging in new partnerships. The firm has partnered with pop culture art gallery - Gallery 1988 - to create a travelling art show designed by top artists which will include their interpretations of Ghostbusters over the last 30 years. Limited edition screen prints and posters will be available during each stop of the tour, which will conclude at Comic-Con International 2014 in San Diego.

Some of the global toy, publishing and apparel licensees supporting the 30t…