Hold on tight, because INDIANA JONES -- the world’s most adventurous archeologist -- is donning his fedora and will be conquering the big screen once again this May, and Hasbro is along for the fun.
With his trusty whip, well-worn leather jacket and an uncanny ability to attract trouble, Dr. Jones heads to points unknown in the upcoming Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Pictures, which arrives in theaters May 22.
Hasbro captures all the edge-of-your-seat excitement with its new INDIANA JONES toy line. Fans of any age can ward off villains using the new INDIANA JONES SOUND FX WHIP or grab a replica of the sword used by Indy’s newest sidekick, Mutt Williams. Aspiring adventurers can also share the thrills with friends by navigating Indy through some of the movie series’ most iconic escape scenes with the new THE LOST TEMPLE OF AKATOR PLAYSET. And, of course, Hasbro launches a full line of more than 30 action figures heroes and villains from across the entire four-movie saga, allowing kids and fans alike to collect the adventure and replicate favorite scenes from the films.
INDIANA JONES products available in 2008
INDIANA JONES SOUND FX WHIP
(Approximate Retail Price: $19.99; Ages 6 & up; Available: May 1, 2008)
Kids can now join the adventure with the famed thrill-seeker’s signature iconic accessory. The INDIANA JONES SOUND FX WHIP provides kids with the ultimate toy to experience the fantasy. Included are the classic Raiders of the Lost Ark theme music and motion-activated “whip cracking” sounds.
MUTT WILLIAMS™ SOUND FX SWORD
(Approximate Retail Price: $19.99; Ages 5 & up; Available: Fall 2008)
Live the INDIANA JONES adventure through the eyes of Indy’s new sidekick Mutt, played by Shia LaBeouf, who comes with a sword and two versions of Mutt’s signature switchblade. Includes an approximately two-foot extendable plastic blade and two additional “knives” -- one hidden in the handle and one projectile. Also features sword-clashing sounds!
INDIANA JONES 3 ¾” ACTION FIGURES
(Approximate Retail Price: $6.99; Ages 4 & up; Available: May 1, 2008)
These collectible action figures include detailed styling along with dedicated “relics” and accessories for each hero and villain from the INDIANA JONES adventures. The assortment includes 30 figures from all four INDIANA JONES movies, allowing kids the opportunity to recreate their favorite INDIANA JONES moments of all time.
INDIANA JONES 3 ¾” DELUXE ACTION FIGURES
(Approximate Retail Price: $9.99; Ages 4 & up; Available: May 1, 2008)
Each figure pack comes with either two action figures or an action figure and an accessory, and is based on specific heart-stopping action scenes from across the entire INDIANA JONES movie series. A total of 8 deluxe action figures are available.
INDIANA JONES 3 ¾” THE LOST TEMPLE OF AKATOR PLAYSET
(Approximate Retail Price: $39.99; Ages 5 & up; Available: Fall 2008)
This fantastic 3 ¾” scale playset allows kids to reenact what is sure to be one of Indy’s most fantastic adventures, as seen in the upcoming Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. As he enters the dangerous Lost Temple, Indy finds himself confronted with the most devious series of traps and puzzles he has ever encountered. Kids help Indy navigate boulders blasts and quicksand traps! Solve the obelisk puzzle to reveal the entrance to this mysterious kingdom! The playset includes INDIANA JONES and UGHA WARRIOR figures.
MR. POTATO HEAD: TATERS OF THE LOST ARK
(Approximate Retail Price: $14.99; Ages 2 & up; Available: May 1, 2008)
Always ready for an adventure himself, MR. POTATO HEAD is eager to join Indy on his next big dig. MR. POTATO HEAD: TATERS OF THE LOST ARK features a treasure trove of accessories, including a “leather” jacket and Indy’s iconic whip and fedora – which plays the classic ”Raiders March” when placed atop the fun-loving spud’s head. MR. POTATO HEAD: TATERS OF THE LOST ARK comes with potato body and a total of 12 mix ‘n match parts.
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