Hot Toys has unveiled 1/4th scale figures of the Caped Crusader and the Joker based on the versions of the characters from Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy.
The Batman figure is based on the character’s appearance in Batman Begins and includes a new head sculpt bearing the likeness of Christian Bale’s Bruce Wayne.
The Joker figure is based on Heath Ledger’s version of the character from The Dark Knight and will also be available in a limited special edition.
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Hot Toys provided the following description of the Batman Begins figure:
Batman Begins marks the beginning of one of the best superhero trilogy of all times. Fans around the world are fond of the story of Batman, his path to stop crimes in Gotham City, and of course, the Batsuit. Directed by world renowned filmmaker Christopher Nolan and starred the fan-favorite actor Christian Bale, the Dark Knight trilogy has gone on to become a timeless classic for Batman fans worldwide. Given the immense popularity, Hot Toys is pleased to officially introduce the 1/4th scale Batman from Batman Begins today! The incredibly detailed Batman collectible figure stands about 47 cm tall. It features a newly developed head sculpt with astonishing likeness of Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne, an alternate Batman head with 3 interchangeable lower faces, meticulously tailored and highly detailed Batsuit, a detachable climbing harness and wearable balaclava, a magnetic attachable cape, an assortments of Batman gadgets and accessories, as well as a specially designed Batman Begins themed figure stand. The 1/4th scale Batman collectible figure is such a timeless masterpiece, it is definitely a treasure for all Batman fans. Pre-order now before it’s too late!
Hot Toys provided the following the description of The Dark Knight Joker figure:
Hot Toys is proud to present the all-new 1/4th scale collectible figure of The Joker by JC. Hong and Yulli as a celebration of their 10th anniversary. This Joker is yet another momentous collaboration between the two phenomenal artists, demonstrating the best workmanship and it’s the perfect figure to recreate those memorable movie scenes portrayed by Heath Ledger and add to your treasured collection. Specially crafted based on Heath Ledger as the Joker in Batman: The Dark Knight, the figure stands approximately 47cm tall, it features a stunningly detailed head sculpt of The Joker in full make-up, extremely elaborated costumes expertly tailored for the 1/4th scale body to maximize screen authenticity, and a combination of weapons and accessories. Furthermore, a Special Edition only available in selected markets will include an additional interchangeable gradient dual-faced head sculpt based on the appearances of the actor Heath Ledger and his “transformation” into the Joker as a special item to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of JC. & Yulli at Hot Toys, as well as the legacy of Heath Ledger as this beloved supervillain! This is an extraordinary and magnificent collectible figure of The Joker that will be destined to be a holy grail in many Hot Toys fans’ collection!
The approximate release date of both figures will be the first or second quarter of 2018.
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