More from Weta Workshop
This just in from Weta Workshop: A Touch of Middle-earth will be on display at the Weta Booth (#3513B) at San Diego Comic-Con on 11-15 July.
Weta will be unveiling their initial range of collectibles and prop replicas based on the upcoming films, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (December 2012) and The Hobbit: There and Back Again (December 2013), productions of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). Created by the original film artists in New Zealand and under license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, these authentic collectibles will be available to order in late 2012.
In addition, Weta is excited to offer two exclusive items for sale at Comic-Con International in San Diego:
Thorin Oakenshield–with shield
The first in a range of 1:6 scale polystone statues, this limited edition collection will have a run of 700 pieces, 500 of which will be available for purchase at San Diego Comic-Con (US$249 – Limit 2 per person). The remaining 200 statues will be reserved for sale in October at the Weta Cave in New Zealand and at Ring*Con in Germany. (There will be a separate version, without shield, available at www.wetaNZ.com in October 2012.)
An Unexpected Journey
Art print by Weta Workshop Conceptual Designer Gus Hunter. 100 signed (US$60) and 400 unsigned (US$50) copies available at San Diego Comic-Con. Limit 2 per person. (*Note there will be additional copies available at www.wetaNZ.com in October 2012.)
A specific number of items will be allotted for sale each day (Wednesday to Saturday) to ensure that more people have a chance to purchase.
Weta will also be revealing their most complex collectible ever created, Barad-dûr – Fortress of Sauron; the newest piece in Weta’s The Lord of the Rings range, which debuted back in 2001. In order to take full advantage of this amazing collectible, make sure you download the new free app “Eye of Sauron” on the App Store before the show.