Nickelodeon today confirmed their plans for the merchandise attached to the 2016 TMNT sequel, out of the Shadows.
Along with role play items and Megabloks, the Action Figure line will continue at 5", 6" and 11" scale, with the 5" line supported with vehicles and a Technodrome playset.
There will be a Walmart (US) exclusive of the Turtle Truck, and Walmart will be offering a number of items for pre-order this weekend at Wondercon for visitors of the con only. The new products will also be on show at Wondercon and we would hope to see some images over the weekend.
The full press release is as follows.
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is the brand that just won’t quit and 2016 is poised to be its biggest year yet as the summer kicks off with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” said Pam Kaufman, Chief Marketing Officer and President of Consumer Products, Nickelodeon. “We saw tremendous traction with the consumer products we introduced for the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie so we wanted to team up with our best-in-class partners to deliver fresh new toys that bring memorable movie moments to life. From TMNT lair playsets to the iconic Turtle Tactical Truck, Turtles fans of all ages are sure to love these new toys from Playmates Toys and Mega Bloks.”
“We are delighted to have worked with our long-standing partner Nickelodeon to introduce this robust toy line inspired by the highly anticipated film,” said Karl Aaronian, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Playmates Toys. “The extensive line, which includes action figures, vehicles, playsets and more, brings the characters and action from the big screen to life for fans.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Nickelodeon for the launch of the summer movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” said Bisma Ansari, VP Marketing of Mega Brands Inc. “Our construction sets will allow fans to build and play out their favorite movie scenes with authentic details and lights & sounds features.”
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows movie toys from Playmates Toys and Mega Bloks will be available at major mass retailers such as Walmart, Target, Toys“R”Us and Amazon as well as in the mid-tier, specialty, grocery, drug and value channels. Select products from the lines, including key Walmart exclusives, will be on display at the Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies Sewer Lair-Themed Booth at WonderCon, Los Angeles Comic-Con 2016 from Friday, March 25 – Sunday, March 27.
Highlights from the 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows line from Playmates Toys includes:
Basic Action Figures: A complete line of 5-inch basic action figures that are highly detailed and fully articulated, including Stealth Leonardo, Pirate Michelangelo, Wingsuit Raphael, Splinter, Shredder, April O’Neil, Casey Jones, Bebop, Rocksteady and Foot Soldiers. Ages 4+
Deluxe Talking Figures: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo, Bebop and Rocksteady are 6-inches and speak phrases and make sounds from the movie. Ages 4+
11” Figures: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo, Bebop and Rocksteady stand 11-inches tall and are highly detailed and fully poseable.
The incomparable ninjafied garbage truck comes to life with this Turtle Tactical Truck, complete with giant nunchucks, capture net, working forklift and room for all. Ages 4+
Michelangelo’s custom Polaris Slingshot three-wheeler comes with exclusive Michelangelo figure, two nunchucks and two projectiles to take down the Foot Clan. Ages 4+