Not going to lie. I was a little worried about Russell Crowe playing Superman's dad Jor-El after seeing him in a decent chunk of The Man With The Iron Fists, but he turned out to do just fine in Man of Steel. I guess acting alongside a CGI alien dragon horse thing brings out the best in a former Gladiator? Hot Toys seems to have dug him too, revealing an upcoming 1/6 scale Jor-El figure bearing a spot-on Crowe likeness and rocking killer Kryptonian garb, alternate hands and a stylized space rifle.
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Given its history of early action figure image teasers, Hot Toys had seemed super quiet regarding any potential Man of Steel merchandise, but it appears that the toymaker was simply waiting for the right time to wow fans with its trademark so-real-you-can't-believe-it's-not-real 1/6th scale Superman collectible figure. Celebrated by Hot Toys as its 200th collectible figure in the ongoing Movie Masterpiece line, the toy, it's haunting Henry Cavill likeness, swappable hands and special S-shield base will come with an extra-special bonus: a 1:1 scale Kryptonian Command Key just as seen in the MoS movie.
Toys: Hot Toys has unveiled its Power Pose Iron Man 3 Red Snapper figure image
Movies: Wolverine adds another blade to his arsenal in the latest "Samurai" The Wolverine international movie poster.
Upcoming: Marvel Entertainment and Disney-ABC have released Nimit Malavia's Once Upon a Time: Shadow of the Queen cover. The OUaT TV series tie-in is due
Movies: Henry Cavill "Gets all hot and modern" on EW's new Man of Steel cover, which I guess means hiding his eyebrows.
Toys: Hot Toys' The Dark Knight Rises 1/6 scale "The Bat" vehicle is crazy big.
Tech: Building your own Iron Man repulsor ray glove is
Hot Toys' new diecast take on its 1/6 scale Iron Man 3 Movie Masterpiece Series has finally caught up with Tony Stark's new Mark XLII suit. Just as in the IM3 trailers, however, the metal and plastic rendition of the new suit is set to get trashed something fierce, with swappable battle-damaged pieces aplenty - including an unmask
Weapons: Tony Swatton cooks up some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles flavor sais worthy of Raphael.
Statues: Hot Toys will release new 1/4 scale Iron Man 3 busts sometime in the 3rd quarter of 2013.