Diecasts Remote Ecto-1s

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The Diecast Company out of The Netherlands has a pre-order for an upcoming remote controlled die cast Ecto-1. Along with pre-orders for Ghostbusters (2016) Ecto-1s. One is also remote controlled. The second Ghostbusters (2016) Ecto-1 may be for a slightly younger ghosthead.

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50 Fifty Ghostbusters Merchandise

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As mentioned in our previous post 50 Fifty has additional Ghostbusters products listed on their site. Safe assumption these will be up and coming during 2016. Price and release dates aren’t listed.

 I haven’t seen most of these collectible products before. Again I’m not sure if they’ll be in all markets globally. Either way, let’s check them out. Continue reading “50 Fifty Ghostbusters Merchandise”

Lego Ghostbusters 2016 Ecto-1

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LEGO announced via their Facebook page the Ghostbusters (2016) Ecto-1.

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Your first look at the official images of LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1&2 coming this summer!

Somewhat similar to Lego’s Ghostbuster Ecto-1, (Ecto-Containment Blog Post, June 12, 2014) the Ghostbusters (2016) version also includes a few more equipment pieces and a ghost! Before we get to that red ghost, let’s take a closer look at the Ghostbusters (2016) Ecto-1 and the Ghostbusters (2016) characters! Continue reading “Lego Ghostbusters 2016 Ecto-1”

New York Toy Fair: Titan Merchandise Ghostbusters Vinyl Mini Figures

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Last November we talked about Titan Merchandise and their basically promotional art for what their upcoming Ghostbusters “mini” vinyl figures would look like. I had never seen an actual Titan Merchandise vinyl figure, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Which wouldn’t have mattered anyway as expectations are more then met! Continue reading “New York Toy Fair: Titan Merchandise Ghostbusters Vinyl Mini Figures”

Hot Wheels Retro ECTO-1A Reveal

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Brazilian Hot Wheels fan site, T-hunted has posted pictures of Mattel brand Hot Wheels Retro ECTO-1A. This small die cast ECTO-1A is probably a little more detailed then the one you might have had when you were 12. Also this still has all its paint on it. Continue reading “Hot Wheels Retro ECTO-1A Reveal”

Titan Merchandise Ghostbusters Vinyl Figures Tease

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Titan Merchandise, a collectible company who makes vinyl mini figures posted a teaser image letting ghostheads know 12 (yes 12) GHOSTBUSTERS™ vinyl mini figures were coming to add to your collection on May 31, 2015. Continue reading “Titan Merchandise Ghostbusters Vinyl Figures Tease”

Beyond The Marquee Interviews Stephen Dane

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Movie and TV website Beyond The Marquee interviewed Stephen Dane. Mr. Dane created the movie versions of ECTO-1 and the prop equipment. Although they did look amazingly similar to the real ones! Topics Include:

  • Stephen Dane’s start in Hollywood.
  • How Stephen Dane came to work on Ghostbusters.
  • Designing a movie version of ECTO-1 and prop equipment.
  • Working with Ivan Reitman.
  • Proton Pack inspiration.
  • Physically building prop Proton Packs and Ghost Traps.
  • Paper To Props.
  • ECTO-1 build process.
  • Designing “Ghostbusters II” prop equipment.
  • Ghostbusters memories.
  • Ghostbusters impact on Stephen Dane’s career.

If they asked me to work on a new Ghostbusters film, I’d do it in a flash. It sure ought to be interesting …

Beyond The Marquee’s interview with Stephen Dane.

We’re sure speaking to Mr. Stephen Dane would have been more then enough. Because of the unprecedented access that was granted Jon Donahue and Mr. Stephen Dane checked out the screen used ECTO-1 once again.

Photo Sources: Beyond The Marquee