LEGO has unveiled their grandest LEGO Lord Of The Rings set yet, the 28 inch tall 10237 Tower of Orthanc. Made out of 2359 pieces, the set comes with a Great Eagle, figures of Saruman, Grima Wormtongue, Gandalf the Grey, an Uruk-hai and the Orc Pitmaster, as well as a 9 inch tall buildable Ent. In addition, the six story tall structure also includes a palantir that glows with the use of a LEGO light brick.
Slated for release this July, the set will be priced at $199.99.
Two new LEGO City sets will be released this summer, in addition to the numerous sets already announced at the New York Toy Fair earlier this year. The new sets are the 60015 Coast Guard Plane (pictured above) and 60026 Town Square (pictured below). Both sets are slated to be released this August.
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LEGO has rebuilt the movie posters for Iron Man 3, in anticipation of the movies release in theaters on May 3rd, 2013. The movie, which features a $200 million budget, once again stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark.
Additionally, a string of new LEGO sets based on the Iron Man 3 movie are also slated for release while LEGO stores will be offering up a promotional LEGO Iron Man polybag with a qualifying purchase.
Pictures of a new LEGO Superheroes DC Universe set, Superman: Black Zero Escape, featuring the Man of Steel, have surfaced. The set includes figures of Superman, Lois Lane and General Zod and is based on the aptly titled Superman flick, Man of Steel, which is due out on June 14th, 2013.Read More »
A new crop of photos has emerged showcasing the Summer, 2013 LEGO Star Wars lineup. At least seven new sets will be part of the lineup, with a mix of new sets, as well as re-releases of some older ones. The new Summer LEGO Star Wars sets will include:Read More »
The LEGO Friends will soon be heading to School thanks to the 41005 Heartlake High set. With figures of Stephanie, Matthew and Ms.Stevens, the set allows the LEGO Friends students to work as well as play thanks to a classroom and art studio inside the building and a basketball hoop outside. Read More »
A new high resolution picture of an upcoming LEGO Legends of Chima set, the 70014 Croc Swamp Hideout has materialized. Slated for a summer release, the set will include 647 pieces as well as five minifigures ( pictured from left to right); Cragger, Crominus, Crug, Leonidas and Lennox. The Legends of Chima is one of LEGO’s newest properties and is based around 11 tribes (all inspired by various animal species). The tribes live in the Land of Chima and are involved in a conflict over access to a natural resource called Chi.
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