As a follow-up to our report from last week, an image of the Disney Store Elite Series 35th Anniversary Darth Vader die cast figure has been posted via VP of Disney Stores, Jonathan Storey, on Facebook. Look for it in stores and online (along with other 35th Anniversary merchandise) on May 4th.
In celebration of the 35th Anniversary of Return of the Jedi, Disney Stores and ShopDisney.com will be offering a new version of the Darth Vader Elite Series Die Cast Figure, this time featuring a removable helmet. Look for this and more exclusive merchandise to be released on Star Wars Day, May 4th.
According to this post in the Elite Series Collectors group from Jayson O. on Facebook, Captain Phasma and Supreme Leader Snoke have hit shelves ahead of their release date at the Downtown Disney location in California.
The new Elite Series Finn (First Order Disguise) Die Cast Action Figure is now available in stores and online at ShopDisney.com for $26.95.
The next wave of Disney Store Exclusive Elite Series kicks off tomorrow with the availability of Chewbacca with Porgs from The Last Jedi. Look for a new figure to be released each week* (in store and online) until the film is released.
Oct. 27 — Chewbacca (with Porgs)
Oct. 31 — Finn (First Order Disguise)
Nov. 7 — Poe Dameron
Nov. 14 — Rose & BB-8
Nov. 21 — C-3PO
Nov. 28 — Captain Phasma
Dec. 5 — Supreme Leader Snoke
*Subject to change and availability.
A recent post in the Elite Series Collectors group on Facebook confirms that Disney plans on continuing the die cast Elite Series figures as images for the Elite Praetorian Guard and First Order Judicial Trooper have been revealed.
Update: the image has been removed from the Facebook Group
Nerdist has posted the exclusive first looks at 3 new Disney Store Elite Series Premium Action Figure Sets that will be revealed in conjunction with D23. Head on over Princess Leia (Hoth) and Darth Vader, Jyn Erso (Eadu) and Director Krennic and Rey (Resistance) and Kylo Ren (Unmasked). Each set is $79.95 and limited to 1000 pieces an feature multiple accessories and soft goods clothing.
Well if this doesn’t scream vintage flashback, I don’t know what does. There are multiple reports on the 6″ Elite Series Facebook Group of collectors finding brown hair and yellow hair variants of the Luke Skywalker in Stormtrooper Disguise at Disney Stores.