Polar Lights, a brand of Round 2, LLC, is excited to announce the release of two kits based on the classic science fiction film Forbidden Planet. The kits, released under a licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, allow fans of the films to recreate classic characters, whole introducing it to a new generation.
The Robby the Robot Movie Poster Edition kit will feature updated legs and arms along with a new rocky base to stand the model on, and all-new parts will be sculpted to create a figure of the movie’s heroine, Altaira. The Robby the Robot kit will come with a full-color backdrop to display behind the model, effectively creating the movie poster in three dimensions. Robby the
Robot will be molded in white plastic with some clear parts.
The C-57D flying saucer kit builds to a finished size of 12” – perfect for display! The ship can be built either in a flying or landing position. The parts will be injected in gray plastic, with a clear lower dome.
The “Forbidden Planet” kits will be released in fall of 2012, through local hobby shops and www.autoworldstore.com.
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