Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Disney Toys With "TRON: Legacy"

Disney Consumer Products (DCP) reports that the fall line-up of "TRON: Legacy" inspired electronics and toys, will include action figures, featuring 'impulse light' projection technology, high-end lifestyle headphones, advanced computer peripherals for gaming enthusiasts, illuminated iPod docks, high-quality ear buds, iPhone cases and break-through 'zero-gravity' vehicles that travel up and down walls (?!)

Walt Disney Picture’s Vancouver-lensed "TRON: Legacy", starring Academy Award winning actor Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde, "...will take audiences on a thrilling action-packed adventure in a unique virtual world", in theaters Dec. 17, 2010 in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX 3D.

"...Featuring dark finishes, neon lighting and a cyber aesthetic, DCP’s new 'TRON: Legacy' line will immerse kids and adults alike into the amazing, illuminated cyber world of 'TRON', developed in collaboration with leading industry innovators including Spinmaster, Monster, Performance Designed Products (PDP) and Razer..."

"'TRON: Legacy' is a cutting-edge film with a unique futuristic feel," said Chris Heatherly, VP of toys and electronics, Disney Consumer Products.

"This is not a typical movie line...we wanted to create products with new technology and high-end design that live up to what you will see on screen. We’re working exclusively with trailblazers who normally do not do movie merchandise, but they believed so passionately in 'TRON' that they jumped at the chance to help us make great products."

The new "TRON: Legacy" action figures feature impulse projection technology, bringing characters to life by projecting digitized, illuminated and moving faces onto the helmet just as in the film. The line features 7.5” figures and a special 12” Ultimate 'Sam Flynn' figure. The characters also speak phrases from the film...

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "TRON: Legacy"...