Items Shipping In March 2017 from Gentle Giant LTD.

The following items are hitting our warehouse this month. Pre-order customers will be notified when they will be charged and when their items are being shipped to them.

STAR WARS
REY STAR WARS EP7 MINI BUST
MAZ KANATA MINI BUST
MAZ KANATA PGM MINI BUST
JYN ERSO (SEAL COMMANDER) MINI BUST
SHORETROOPER MINI BUST
SHORETROOPER CLASSIC BUST
EMPIRE AND REBEL SEAL BOOKENDS

MARVEL
PUNISHER ANIMATED STATUE
SPIDER-GWEN ANIMATED STATUE
VISION ANIMATED STATUE
MARVEL LOGO BOOKEND
CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR CLASSIC BUST

WARCRAFT
GUL’DAN WARCRAFT STATUE
ORGRIM WARCRAFT STATUE
DUROTAN WARCRAFT STATUE

DC
Joker Super Powers Jumbo Figure

We still have some stock available on some items. Click on the links above or check out http://www.gentlegiantltd.com for more information.

First Look at the New Cast for the Han Solo Movie

Yesterday on StarWars.com the gang at LucasFilm gave us our first look at the ensemble cast for the upcoming “Young Han Solo” movie.

We here at Gentle Giant ltd are excited to see this project come together!   It’s a great cast, with great writers and amazing directors!

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The Han Solo movie will star:  Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, and Donald Glover.  It will be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and it will be released in 2018.

You can check out all of our in-stock Star Wars Collectibles here on GentleGiantltd.com!

Darth Vader Collector’s Gallery Statue Unboxing And Sneak Peek at Statue #2

Darth Vader the evil Lord of the Sith launches Gentle Giant’s brand new 1:8th scale Star Wars Collector Gallery line.  Capturing the moment in The Empire Strikes Back as he kneels before the Emperor, this Darth Vader statue is in stock and ready to ship out.

Sculpted by Gentle Giant’s master artisans, this Darth Vader statue recreates the scene from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back of Lord Vader bowing in devotion to his master, Emperor Palpatine. Each limited edition, hand-painted piece is cast in high quality polyresin with crisp details. This statue also comes individually numbered with a matching certificate of authenticity and is limited to only 1300 pieces. This Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader Collectors Gallery statue will be the first figure in our new series of 1:8 scaled statues, celebrating the last 36 years of the Star Wars universe.

Stay tuned to the end to see a special sneak peek at the NEXT statue in our Star Wars Collector’s Gallery line.


Available right now at: http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/collectibles/star-wars/darth-vader-9-inch-collectors-gallery-statue-collectible

Thank You For Voting in the 2016 Poppies Awards!

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Over the past 2 weeks Michael Crawford aka Captain Toy has been announcing the winners of his 2016 Poppies Awards.  The awards are broken down into three divisions: MWC’s Picks, the People’s Picks and the Judge’s Picks (the judges are made up of 150 toy industry and toy press people).

In the category of “Best Bust 2016” Gentle Giant LTD. took home the Bronze Award for Michael’s Picks for our 2016 SDCC exclusive McQuarrie Chewbacca Bust.

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For both the People’s Picks and the Judges Picks in the “Best Bust 2016” category Gentle Giant LTD. won the Silver Award for the Star Wars Boba Fett Classic Bust!

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A BIG thank you to everyone who voted for us and congratulations to all the other winners!

We have an awesome array of items still to announce for 2017, so next year we are goin’ for the GOLD!

More New Pre-Orders Processing This Week: Animated Spider-Gwen, Punisher and Vision as well as

A batch of brand new items are hitting the warehouse this week and that means we are starting to process the pre-orders for the following items:

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WARCRAFT Gul’dan STATUE

AnimatedVision1

MARVEL VISION ANIMATED STATUE

AnimatedPunisher1

MARVEL PUNISHER ANIMATED STATUE

AnimatedSpiderGwen1

MARVEL SPIDER-GWEN ANIMATED STATUE

and

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Star Wars Imperial and Rebel Seal Bookends

We still have some quantities available to order on everything except Spider-Gwen, but not for long!  You can find them all on www.gentlegiantltd.com.

Well, That Just Gave Us Chills…

News from Twitter today.  Production has officially started on the Han Solo stand alone movie as announced by Chris Miller! (Nice pun there gentlemen)

 

 

Check out our Han Solo collectibles as well as all of our in-stock Star Wars Collectibles on GentleGiantltd.com.

Gentle Giant Studios Delivers Death Trooper Replica Helmets for Nissan Rogue One

 

Described by Nissan as “the closest you’ll ever get to sitting in the cockpit of a starfighter,” the new 2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition makes it so you don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away for a unique Star Wars experience. In addition to other Star Wars inspired features like exclusive badging on the front row doors, a power panoramic moonroof and Bose audio system, every Star Wars Nissan Rogue One comes with a limited edition Death Trooper replica helmet produced by 3D Systems Gentle Giant Studios in Burbank, CA.

With the Nissan collaboration in place, Lucasfilm approached frequent partner Gentle Giant Studios with the task of creating the helmet replicas. Known in the entertainment industry for delivering exceptional quality props, digital assets and collectibles within tight deadlines, our 3D Systems Gentle Giant artists were more than up for the challenge of crafting and delivering over 5,400 detailed, high quality replicas with just 3 months on the clock.

Our digital modelers got to work right away to create a 3D printable helmet model and base. With photographs of the official Star Wars costume and digital scan data as our guide, we sculpted the helmet in 3D from the ground up. Once fully modeled as a single unit, we analyzed the data to determine where the helmet could be divided into separate pieces for manufacturing. Our artists and on demand manufacturing experts are well versed in the manufacturing constraints of mass production, and brought their insights to bear on this project to deliver a stunning and seamless final piece.

Once complete, the helmet files were sent to the 3D Systems ProX 800 Stereolithography (SLA) printer to create a first article helmet in the final dimensions (15”H x 11.5”D x 10”W). The accelerated design verification process enabled by 3D printing was critical to keeping production on schedule. Once approved, these SLA prototypes (helmet components and base) were used to create the master fiberglass production molds. Using these molds, our team was able to execute a low volume production run with high quality finishing to meet Nissan’s quota and deadline.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story came to theaters December 16, and starting late November the 2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition was available for purchase. The exclusive Gentle Giant created Death Trooper replica helmet is available only to owners of the Nissan Rogue Limited Edition (starting at $28,950). According to Nissan, only 5,400 will be sold, but “unlike the Death Star, when these are gone, [they] won’t be building them again.”

 

Win a Batman: The Animated Series Jumbo Joker Action Figure!

Our friends over at CinemaBlend.com are hosting a give-away that features a signed Joker sketch by Jim Lee AND one of our 12″ Batman The Animated Series Jumbo Joker figures!*

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This easy to enter give-away is being done in conjunction with Mark Hamill coming to visit our headquarters at Gentle Giant LTD. as part of the new episode of Pop Culture Quest on Comic-ConHQ.com!

Head over to CinemaBlend and enter for your chance to win!

 

*Open to U.S. residents only.

TOMORROW: Go Behind the Scenes at Gentle Giant LTD on Pop Culture Quest

Tomorrow, on a brand new episode of Pop Culture Quest, Mark Hamill goes behind the scenes here at Gentle Giant LTD. to find out how we do the magic that we do.

Taking a tour of the studio with our very own Ashly Powell, Mark gets to look behind the curtain and see our talented artists at work as they make your favorite action figures and pop culture collectibles!

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Pop Culture Quest is available exclusively on Comic-ComHQ.com

You can sign up now for a free 7 day trial!

The Official Title for Star Wars: Episode VIII Revealed

This morning the team at Lucasfilm officially announced the name, logo and teaser poster for Star Wars: Episode VIII:

Announcing the name of the next film in the Skywalker saga.

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We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy. In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.

THE LAST JEDI is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is scheduled for release December 15, 2017.

December can’t get here soon enough!!

You can see all of our in-stock Star Wars collectibles here on www.gentlegiantltd.com.