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Offline Jeff

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Celebration Anaheim 2015
« on: March 25, 2015, 09:35 AM »
Celebration coming up in just a few weeks...  but no Hasbro panel.   :(

I felt bad for Hasbro yesterday as it was a no win situation for them most likely.  They haven't been given the green light to show off the Ep7 toys, so they were kinda stuck - host no panel and get accused of trying to avoid facing the fans or host a panel showing off farting furby and foam lightsabers and it's Toy Fair anger all over again from the usual suspects.   :-\

Anyway, just starting a thread here in case Hasbro does manage to show off something new at their Celebration booth... which may still happen even without a big 60-minute panel.
« Last Edit: March 25, 2015, 09:36 AM by Jeff »
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Re: Celebration Anaheim 2015
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2015, 10:23 AM »
Too bad no panel but yeah, the timing of the movie has basically thrown everything off and with Celebration sitting in front of what they probably originally thought would be the release date (May)... what are you going to do. I scanned some of the FB comments on the news there's no panel and... yeah. I don't know what people want or expect anymore when it comes to this hobby, except apparently everything delivered to them on a platter. Last I checked that's not how the world worked.

Anyways, maybe Hasbro does end up showing something and surprises everybody. I read an interview with Simon Pegg last night and he mentioned visiting the set and his daughter playing with the BB-8 (basketball droid from the trailer) model and I thought, this thing is going to make a great, life-size toy. Hasbro would probably be ok showing something like that early on, seeing how it's out there.

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Re: Celebration Anaheim 2015
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2015, 08:36 AM »
No reason they can't show off a 6" 3PO or the new Rebels Obi-Wan that was pictured months ago on that poster but never referred to since. At least, no reason related to the Ep 7 embargo.
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Re: Celebration Anaheim 2015
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2015, 09:34 AM »
the new Rebels Obi-Wan that was pictured months ago on that poster but never referred to since.

IIRC, that became the holographic figure from the TRU Jedi Reveal set
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