Springfield is going Hollywood this summer with the release of the highly anticipated The Simpsons Movie on July 27th, and McFarlane Toys has been tapped to support the film with a new line of intricately detailed action figures. In a licensing agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising, McFarlane Toys will bring The Simpsons Movie characters to 3-D life through the McFarlane touch.
McFarlane Toys' line of products for The Simpsons Movie combines incredible character detail with voice chip technology, featuring exclusive dialog from the film. Each figure comes mounted to a customized base, and, as an added feature, the "Movie Mayhem" line of figures come with interlocking bases so the figures can be combined to create one large scene. McFarlane Toys' The Simpsons Movie line will include a 6-inch figure line and three boxed sets.
6-inch figure line includes...
Movie Mayhem - Bart
Movie Mayhem - Homer
Movie Mayhem - Marge
Movie Mayhem - Lisa and Maggie
Who's A Good Piggy? - Homer and Piggy
(6-inch figures; Approximate Retail Price: $12.99 - $14:99; Available Summer 2007 at Mass retailers nationwide)
*What you lookin' at?! Bart, Ned Flanders and Top-Secret Character
(Approximate Retail Price: $14.99-$19.99 Available Summer 2007 at mass retailers nationwide)
Exclusive to the specialty market* McFarlane Toys is releasing two additional The Simpsons Movie products:
*Presidential Politics - Itchy and Scratchy
(Approximate Retail Price: $14.99; Available Summer 2007)
*Doodle Double Dare - Skateboarding Bart with Sheri and Teri with motorized play action. (Approximate Retail Price: $24.99; Available Summer 2007)
(*Specialty retailers: Spencer's, Hot Topic, Virgin, Transworld: FYE, Coconuts, MediaPlay, Suncoast and Sam Goody and Spawn.com )
"Precise sculpting and poses that capture the essence of the characters have made McFarlane Toys one of the leading action figure manufacturers and this line is going to thrill fans of The Simpsons Movie," said Elie Dekel, Executive Vice President of Fox Licensing and Merchandising.
The Simpsons Movie marks the first feature-length film debut of the most popular animated television family in television history. Now in its 18th season, The Simpsons is the longest-running comedy series in the history of television. The critically praised series has been bestowed with numerous honors including 21 Emmy® Awards, 21 Annie Awards, two People's Choice Awards, three Writers Guild Awards, and a Television Critics Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy.