NECA kicked off Toy Fair 2020 with a bang - unveiling a variety of upcoming figures and of course one such revealing was their Alien 40th Anniversary Assortment series! The specialty assortment will include fan favorite, highly requested characters from the original 1979 film. Not only that, as part of NECA's initiative to celebrate Alien's 40th anniversary, new figures will be unveiled throughout the rest of this year! Read on for photos and additional information
Released to theaters in 1979, Alien became one of the most successful films of the year and has since grown to be a timeless sci-fi classic. To celebrate the film’s 40th Anniversary, NECA is releasing an ongoing series comprising of new releases all year long, with at least 9 different Limited Edition action figures to collect. Each release will be a limited production run so act quickly!
Wave 2 will include highly requested fan favorites Brett and Parker, who feature brand new sculpts from head to toe and photoreal facial deco of Harry Dean Stanton and Yaphet Kotto. Also included is a Bloody Variant of the Big Chap, displaying the blood of an unfortunate Nostromo crew member.
Each figure will come packaged in a 40th Anniversary Kenner inspired window box to commemorate the occasion.
This assortment is highly collectible and will not be available at mass market chains, but will ONLY be available at Mom & Pop stores and Specialty stores so you'll want to keep an eye out and scoop these up while you can this summer!
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About Alien: Covenant 2 / Alien Awakening
The state of the Alien: Covenant sequel continues to remain uncertain. Ridley Scott has mentioned previously that they have a story already in place and know exactly where the sequel to Covenant will go, however the recent acquisition of 20th Century Fox film properties by Disney have potentially put the rumored-to-be-titled Alien: Awakening on hold for the time being. As new details arise concerning Alien: Covenant 2 we will be your premiere source and you can find information on the Covenant sequel by visiting the About Alien: Awakening page here.
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