There was a time when every action figure from a movie bore as much resemblance to a banana as to their on-screen counterparts. Now toy companies sell toys for numerous movie franchises with such realistic likenesses, they literally make you wish you were a kid again just to be able to play all those movie scenes that you can’t quite do justice to some twenty to thirty years ago. . Celebrated Hasbro Ghostbusters Day 2021 by releasing a brand new wave of their 6 inch Plasma series. The new figures are based on the likenesses of the original four Ghostbusters, and come with a glow in the dark slime effect, but that’s not the main event here.
The release also sees the arrival of one of the first toys from the Ghostbusters: Afterlife movie – a set of 3 mini Stay Puft Marshmallow Men with interchangeable heads. While the available images are digital recreations of what the toy will look like, there is no real fan of it Ghostbuster who can deny that these little guys are awesome. These come in at 3.5 inch film scale and will be just as popular as “Baby Yoda” at Christmas time. With pre-orders now open for the October release, you can own your own small army of Mini-Pufts for around $26, with the individual Ghostbuster figures each coming in for the same price. Also included in today’s big Ghostbusters launch was the My little pony Crossover Collection Ghostbusters Plasmane.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife is one of the most anticipated upcoming films, with many people trying to ignore that if we hadn’t had the Covid19 pandemic, we would have seen the film by now, and instead wait patiently for its arrival in November. With the hype surrounding it, there was no chance Hasbro would miss the chance to cash in on the movie in full, and while there are certainly plenty more toy releases to come, since the trailer arrived last year, there’s no chance these cute little creatures wouldn’t would appear.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the highly anticipated sequel to the 1984 classic horror comedy and its 1989 sequel. Ignoring the events of the 2016 Melissa McCarthy-led reboot, the film continues decades into the events of Ghostbusters II. Egon Spengler has passed away, and we are introduced to new characters with a family link to the founding member of the Ghostbusters team. When evil seems to be at work, the children Trevor (Strange thingsFinn Wolfhard) and Phoebe (Mckenna Grace) join seismologist Mr. Grooberson (the immortal Paul Rudd) and realize somewhere down the road that whenever there’s something weird going on near Summerville, Oklahoma, there’s only one team you need to call.
With original cast members Annie Potts, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson, Dan Aykroyd and of course the legend that is Bill Murray, this time not in some bizarre cameo roles, but back in their 80s characters, this is a movie that will be remembered for many. been coming too long. With original director Ivan Reitman’s son, Jason, at the helm of the film, you can call it fate, call it karma, call it luck. Indeed, everything happens for a reason, and it seems that reason was to make this film as the completion of a trilogy that we’ve waited three decades to see.
Topics: Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters 2020, Toys, Collectibles