Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, brings one of cinema’s most memorable villains to life as it opens pre-orders for BLITZWAY’s new line of 1/6 Scale Hannibal Lecter Action Figures.
Two poseable figures are scheduled for release in the First Quarter of 2018 and will be available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from select leading online outlets. MSRP will be $269.99 each.
Two stunningly lifelike releases from BLITZWAY recreate actor Anthony Hopkin’s iconic portrayal of the forensic psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer, Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter. Bluefin first showcased the figures at the recent 2017 Comic-Con International. Savvy collectors are invited to enjoy them with some fava beans and a nice Chianti!!
The Silence of the Lambs is one of the most distinguished movies of all time. Released in 1991, directed by Jonathan Demme and based on author Thomas Harris’ book, The Silence of the Lambs starred Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott Glenn. The film was a major blockbuster and became the first American horror-thriller film to win Academy Awards in the top five categories.
Savor the realism of Hannibal Lecter depicted in a straitjacket and also in a pristine, white prisoner’s uniform (complete with a police officer’s nightstick). BLITZWAY worked with the world’s best sculptors to achieve an extremely high level of realism for each design. Each figure stands nearly 12 inches tall and features over 30 points of articulation to allow for a myriad of realistic posing possibilities.
For these releases, BLITZWAY recreated Hannibal Lecter in the most realistic way possible to express the compelling aura of the infamous character. BLITZWAY adds to the excitement for fans and collectors by including an array of iconic sets of props that add to the strong sense of nostalgia for the film.
The BLITZWAY Hannibal Lecter Straitjacket version features accessories including a white t-shirt with prisoner number ‘B5160-8;’ 1 orange prison uniform with prisoner number ‘B1329-0;’ 1 screen-accurate straitjacket, as well as 1 iconic Hannibal face mask and an authentic movable gurney.
The BLITZWAY Hannibal Lecter White Prisoner Uniform version includes multiple interchangeable arm and hand accessories featuring a pen clip and nightstick accessories. Also included is a screen accurate chair, a pair of handcuffs, a folding knife, a fountain pen, a “Clarice” drawing prop, and a cathedral church drawing prop.
Based in South Korea, BLITZWAY specializes in highly detailed and intricately sculpted 1/6 and 1/4 scale figures and statues of famous characters from pop culture, comics, and TV and movies.
Based in Anaheim, CA, Bluefin built its reputation as a leading distributor of Japanese toys, collectibles, novelty and hobby products. In recent years, Bluefin has grown to include a range of high quality collectible lines from the United States, Hong Kong and Taiwan and established itself as the official North American consumer products and retail development partner for Studio Ghibli. Selling to thousands of specialty, chain and independent stores, Bluefin is an official North American distributor for Bandai Hobby, Bandai Shokugan, and Capcom, and is also an official provider of Bandai Tamashii Nations products, and is also the exclusive and official distributor for BLITZWAY, Mr. Hobby, SEN-TI-NEL, Storm Collectibles, and Iron Studios. Bluefin also represents TruForce Collectibles products worldwide. Additional information is available at: www.bluefincorp.com.