Today at the 2020 Nuremberg Toy Fair, LEGO has officially announced a new partnership with the Fast & Furious franchise to produce a LEGO Technic set featuring an Iconic car from the franchise. The details are still a mystery but it will be revealed at a later date and will be in stores on April 27.
Rumor has it that the car could be Brian’s 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS from the First movie. Which car do you want to see from movie in LEGO form?
UNIVERSAL BRAND DEVELOPMENT AND THE LEGO GROUP BROADEN PARTNERSHIP WITH FAST & FURIOUS
Billund, DENMARK: Universal Brand Development and The LEGO Group have expanded their licensing relationship to include Universal Pictures’ record-smashing, home grown franchise – Fast & Furious. This new IP expansion will take shape with LEGO® Technic™ creating a thrilling new set for Spring 2020. The Ninth Chapter in the Fast & Furious saga hits theaters around the world beginning in May 2020.
“The Fast & Furious saga continues its blockbuster growth in fun, new ways – with video games, a new animated series and now in the construction toy segment,” said Joe Lawandus, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Toys and Hardlines, Universal Brand Development. “Fans across generations will love building the Fast & Furious car of their dreams with this LEGO Technic set.”
“The LEGO Technic brand with its authenticity and attention to detail and the action packed Fast & Furious franchise are a great match. Both franchises are known for creativity and cool cars so we are really excited to work with Universal on this awesome product that both LEGO Technic and Fast & Furious fans are going to love to build!” Jill Wilfert, Vice President of Inbound & Entertainment Licensing at the LEGO Group.
The Technic building system offers a challenging build for older children and adults, with focus on cool models with authentic details.
Further information about the LEGO Technic Fast & Furious set, which is for ages 10 years and above, will be revealed later this year and will be in stores globally from April 27, 2020.