… as Underground Toys unveiled their new Star Wars Episode VII plush range on Force Friday (4th September) following months of product development. The new Star Wars Premium Talking Plush range for the highly anticipated movie Star Wars : The Force Awakens includes new characters from the movie such as BB-8, Kylo Ren and Stormtrooper.
These new episode VII characters will be available in 4” mini clip-ons, 9” mediums, a new 12” sized talking plush and a 15” deluxe version.
Along with the new characters, Underground Toys have also given their existing classic characters Chewbacca, R2-D2, Yoda and Darth Vader a refresh with new packaging.
Underground Toys are delighted to be continuing their long standing partnership with Disney Lucas and are equally as excited as fans for the release of the movie come December 2015!
We’re excited to announce that two of our products have been selected for The Licensing Awards 2015! The Star Wars animatronic talking plush range featuring Lightsaber Battle Yoda and Roar & Rage Chewbacca have been nominated for The Best Licensed Toys Category.
The winners will be revealed at the Licensing Awards event which will be held on Tuesday, September 15th 2015.
Our very own Robyn Cowling has been named as this year’s ToyNews Woman of the Year and picked up the accolade at a special event held at Home House on Thursday, July 16th 2015, where Cowling’s win was revealed via a video featuring her colleagues talking about why she deserved the title.
“It wasn’t expected at all,” said Cowling.
“As the people came on the screen, I realised I knew them and then Andy Oddie [Underground Toys founder] came on and I couldn’t hear anything but the thumping of blood through my ears and I though ‘Oh, I have to go up now’. I’m thrilled.
“I love the toy and licensing industries and it’s a very close knit community, so it’s quite an accolade to have been nominated by my peers and to have won.”
We’re extremely proud of Robyn and all she’s achieved for Underground Toys.
[snippets of copy courtesy of ToyNews – Billy Langsworthy]