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LEGO Star Wars The Child Big Build

To celebrate season 2 of The Mandalorian on Disney+, LEGO master builders crafted a life size model of ‘The Child’.

They used 14,588 LEGO bricks and the adorable creature took 119 hours to build by 3 LEGO Master Builders.The model stands 22” tall. This is the way!

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LEGO Ideas: Build A LEGO Star Wars Holiday Scene Contest

The holidays always come and go, but The Force is always there! How do your Holiday Star Wars scenes look? LEGO Ideas has announced a Build A LEGO Star Wars Holiday Scene Contest. All you have to do is create a holiday scene with at least one of the following elements:

– Millennium Falcon
– TIE Fighter
– X-Wing Fighter
– AAT
– AT-AT
– Jedi Interceptor
– 501st Legion Clone Troopers

Your scene must feature at least one of these listed above and be Holiday themed. The rest is up to you! A panel of judges consisting of members of the LEGO Star Wars™ team, will choose 3 winners based on:

– Overall coolness and originality: 25%
– Most inspired details: 25%
– Relevance to contest theme: 25% ​​​​
– Best use of LEGO elements: 25%

If you are the first place winner of this contest, you’ll win the following:

– 75290 Mos Eisley Cantina
– 75005 Rancor Pit
– 31200 Star Wars The Sith (LEGO Art)
– 75275 A-Wing Starfighter
– 75318 The Child
– 40431 BB-8
– 40391 First Order Storm Trooper

If you are the second place winner of this contest, you’ll win the following:

– 75292 The Razor Crest
– 75083 AT-DP
– 31200 Star Wars The Sith (LEGO Art)
– 75275 A-Wing Starfighter

If you are the third place winner of this contest, you’ll win the following:

– 75288 AT-AT
– 8128 Cad Bane’s Speeder
– 31200 Star Wars The Sith

Contest info and rules can be found HERE.

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LEGO And Adidas Partner On Sneakers

For the next installment of this year’s A-ZX series, adidas Originals has teamed up with the LEGO Group for a playful take on the ZX8000 silhouette. Demonstrating that you’re never too old to play, this unique release sees the Danish toy company bring its instantly recognizable aesthetics to an adidas archival icon.

So what does it look like? Designed as an ode to the classic LEGO brick, this unique ZX8000 sneaker ($130) is comprised of a multicolor mesh and synthetic suede upper with a rubber outsole. 

Meanwhile, taking its bold aesthetics to the next level, the shoe features LEGO studs on the heels as well as co-branded tongue tabs. Then, rounding out the look are co-branded yellow sock liners, 6 different colored lace options, and interchangeable LEGO brick lace jewels.

Where can you get it? The adidas Originals ZX 8000 LEGO sneakers launch globally on September 25th through adidas.com/A-ZX.

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LEGO Star Wars The Child 

Turn the cuteness factor up to the max with this LEGO Star Wars The Child (75318) build-and-display model.

Authentic details of this popular character, affectionately known as Baby Yoda, are recreated in LEGO style, with posable head, ears and mouth for different expressions, plus the Child’s favorite toy – a gearshift knob (element included) – for it to hold just like it does in Star Wars: The Mandalorian.

This buildable model comes with an information sign and the Child LEGO minifigure to complete a charming display.

This 1,073-piece, collectible LEGO Star Wars building toy measures over 7.5” (19cm) high, 8.5” (21cm) wide and 5” (13cm) deep.

Pre-order the set HERE for $79.99, it will ship on October 30th.

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Where Does He Get Those Wonderful Toys? LEGO Announces Show-Stopping DC Batman 1989 Batwing

For Batman Day 2020, LEGO has officially announced the 1989 Batwing (76161). The set has 2,363 pieces and will retail for $199.99.

It may not soar to Gotham City, but the LEGO Group’s latest release with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC, the LEGO DC Batman 1989 Batwing, is sure to transport fans to their most memorable DC Super Hero moments this Batman Day. Fans of Batman and avid builders are in for some serious fun as they embark on their journey to construct the ultimate Super Hero vehicle in the LEGO DC Batman collection.

The new LEGO 1989 Batwing draws upon the design seen in Tim Burton’s iconic 1989 Batman film, using the smooth lines and features from the original model to bring an impressive gothic elegance to any LEGO collection. DC and LEGO fans alike can indulge in their passion for the Caped Crusader as they explore all the delightful features of this new set, including a full interior, removable canopy and posable aerodynamic flaps. To add to the excitement, the construction kit is also dotted with Easter eggs to surprise builders, such as a screen featuring The Joker’s gas balloons and a ‘Bat Engine’ label on the vehicle’s engine – helping to truly transport builders back to 1989 and into the Batman universe.

Recreate the authentic detail and gothic elegance of BATMAN’s iconic aircraft, the Batwing, with this LEGO brick build-and-display model.

The impressive reproduction features a new special brick that will allow you to mount and display your model on your wall. There’s also a stand, nameplate and 3 minifigures – Batman, The Joker and a Lawrence the Boombox Goon – to create an impressive setting for your model.

Once completed, the set is measures over 4” (11cm) high, 20” (52cm) long and 22” (58cm) wide. The LEGO DC Batman 1989 set will be a wonderful addition to a Batman lover’s LEGO collection, joining the previously released LEGO DC Batman 1989 Batmobile to make a dark and dramatic display in any home.

LEGO 1989 Batwing will be available for LEGO VIP members on October 21st and for remaining LEGO fans on November 1st, directly via LEGO.com and LEGO Stores.

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LEGO Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina

Star Wars fans, film lovers and builders can rejoice as the LEGO Group launches a new out-of-this-world building kit of a classic Star Wars scene – available September 16th from LEGO.com and LEGO Stores.

Coming from a galaxy far, far away and into to the homes of LEGO enthusiasts and Star Wars fans across the world – the LEGO Group’s new LEGO Star Wars building set,  the Mos Eisley Cantina set, will dazzle adult builders and film fans alike. Bringing to life one of the Skywalker saga’s most iconic locations, the new set is sure to become an instant classic as Rebels immerse themselves in the famous cantina’s world of smugglers, musicians, bounty hunters and Jedi Knights.

The impressive building kit gives adult LEGO fans the chance to relax and enjoy a mindful building experience as they reconnect with their passion for the original trilogy. Intrepid builders can even open up the set’s removable roof to admire its intricate details and act out their favorite Star Wars: A New Hope scenes, using iconic character mini-figures including Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, C-3PO. Additionally, the set features eight character minifigures that have been introduced in LEGO form for the first time, including Ponda Baba, Dr. Evazan, Garindan, and more.

As they embark on their journey to bring Mos Eisley’s quintessential taverna to life, films lovers and Star Wars devotees will be thrilled to discover the set’s special features, such as the attachable buildings, two Landspeeders – one of which has never been built in LEGO before – and a dewback LEGO figure. The LEGO Star Wars: A New Hope Mos Eisley Cantina is also dotted with hidden details throughout, such a “Wanted” poster featuring R2D2 and C-3PO, to the kyber crystals hidden in one of the exterior buildings.

Once built, the 3,187-piece LEGO Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina construction set makes for an extraordinary display piece, standing at over 7.5” (19cm) high, 20.5” (52cm) wide and 23” (58cm) deep when opened.

The LEGO Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina construction set will cost $349.99. It will be available for LEGO VIP members on September 16th and then globally October 1st, via LEGO.com and LEGO Stores.

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LEGO Harry Potter Diagon Alley Set

Launching tomorrow, the spectacular new #75978 LEGO Harry Potter set allows fans to be transported to the most magical shopping street in the world, now in brick form! Diagon Alley is one of the most iconic locations in the Wizarding World. It’s where Harry Potter gets his first glimpse of the exciting new world he is about to join, as he’s guided through the magical shopping street by Hagrid. And now LEGO and Harry Potter fans alike can build and create the iconic street in their own homes.

The set brings the two worlds together in a magical hybrid: a rich and versatile display model, with a modularity aspect that allows fans to choose how to display the shops (all in a row, swapping them around, or even placing individual shops on different shelves!).

Measuring more than a meter wide and made up of over 5,000 pieces, LEGO Diagon Alley features the famed wizarding world shops packed with authentic details from the movies to truly capture the ambience of the street.

Behind magnificent and detailed storefronts lie intriguing interiors, fascinating features and familiar characters. Fans can recreate some of their favorite moments from the Harry Potter film series including; discovering the wands at Ollivanders from Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerer’s Stone, dropping in on Gilderoy Lockhart’s book-signing event at Flourish & Blotts bookstore from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, or obtaining a love potion from Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

The set also includes 14 minifigures, including new versions of lead characters Harry, Ron, Hermione, and of course George and Fred Weasley who have their own joke shop in Diagon Alley. There are also minifigures of Florean Fortescue and the Daily Prophet photographer, who have never been seen in LEGO form before. Below are some additional details about the set as well as more pictures.

The #75978 LEGO Harry Potter Diagon Alley set is available directly from official LEGO stores and the Online LEGO Shop, starting September 1st. To purchase the set for $399.99, click HERE.

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LEGO DC FanDome Wonder Woman Set

Great Hera! To celebrate DC FanDome, LEGO is releasing this exclusive LEGO Wonder Woman set.

The set brings together 3 classic characters from the Wonder Woman comic book in a buildable, play-and-display action scene. Hands-on Wonder Woman display set Superhero fans of any age can build their own recreation of a superhero battle between Wonder Woman™ and Cheetah™ – as seen on the cover of the classic Wonder Woman comic. As the model features the same iconic characters as the Wonder Woman 1984 movie – Wonder Woman and Cheetah – it’s also the ideal gift for fans of the blockbuster movie. 

The 3 collectible minifigures are displayed in an outdoor environment set on a sturdy base. The completed model will add a great conversation piece to any room.

Available for pre-order HERE for $39.99.

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LEGO Star Wars Bespin Duel

Launching August 27 exclusively on target.com, ($40) the new LEGO Star Wars Bespin Duel set celebrates the climactic clash between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, in honor of the film’s 40th anniversary.

With this construction set, you can recreate the iconic Cloud City duel scene on a stand with a nameplate, adding lightsaber-wielding Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader LEGO minifigures to complete a classic display piece.

This 295-piece Star Wars construction kit measures over 8” (20cm) high, 9” (23cm) wide and 4” (11cm) deep – it doesn’t need a huge amount of space for display, but its striking, authentic details are sure to grab people’s attention!

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LEGO Ideas Grand Piano

Do you have a passion for music? Do you like to relax by focusing on a fun, hands-on project in your free time? If so, this incredible LEGO Ideas Grand Piano model kit is just the creative activity for you.

Beautiful and playable: Feel the pride of building a sophisticated, brick-built version of a concert grand piano that you can actually play music with! Recreate the hammer action of each piano key, the moving pedal and authentic details such as the propped-open top lid and fallboard. Turn on the motor and then you are all set to play wonderful music – select user play on the free LEGO Powered Up app to play the notes yourself or activate auto play and just listen.

Features:

– Drum roll please as we proudly introduce the first-ever, playable LEGO Grand Piano! Experience the hands-on pleasure of creating a highly sophisticated LEGO concert piano model and then play beautiful music with it.
– The LEGO Ideas Grand Piano (21323) has a removable 25-key keyboard, authentic hammer action, moving dampers and pedal, and motor. Combined with the LEGO Powered Up app, you can play a tune yourself or automatically.
– Revel in the authentic design details of this beautiful model, from the top lid that can be propped up just like a real grand piano’s, to the opening fallboard and piano leg wheels, plus a height-adjustable bench.
– If you are looking for a creative DIY project, this 3,662-piece model building kit is ideal for you. 
– The piano measures over 8.5” (22.5cm) high, 12” (30.5cm) wide and 13.5” (35.5cm) deep when closed. A stylish item for your home or workplace, it also makes a cool gift for musicians, music-lovers, pianists and hobbyists.
– To power up the grand piano’s self-playing function, you’ll need 6 AAA batteries (not included) and the free LEGO Powered Up app – choose user play to play the notes yourself or auto play to listen to 1 of 4 songs.
– Clear instructions help you to build with confidence and really enjoy the process, even if you are a LEGO newcomer. Also included is a coffee-table-style booklet about this grand piano set’s fan designer and more.

Available directly from LEGO Stores and LEGO.com for $349.99 on August 1.

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