Adventure Time Lego Figure Sets To Be Released Early 2017
Cartoon Network Enterprises and Lego have teamed up to produce a Lego brick figure set based on Cartoon Network’s Emmy, BAFTA and Peabody Award-winning animated show, Adventure Time. The idea for the LEGO Adventure Time brick figure set came from a submitted proposal via the Lego Ideas website, where people can suggest and show support for different ideas for new Lego sets which could potentially be sold at toy retailers worldwide. The announcement regarding the new Lego set was announced at the 2016 Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. The idea was submitted by a Lego Ideas user called aBetterMonkey, the idea reached the magic 10,000 supporters threshold, after reaching the 10,000 supporters goal, Lego reviewed and approved the idea.
From The Cartoon Network Enterprises Press Release
Cartoon Network’s hit series Adventure Time will come to life in LEGO® form in early 2017, the network announced today as part of the 2016 Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. Adventure Time enthusiasts can look forward to owning their very own LEGO set from concepts generated by the fan-fueled LEGO® Ideas crowdsourcing platform.
LEGO® Ideas is the home for thousands of LEGO concepts with potential to become full LEGO retail sets. LEGO fans from all over the world contribute to the Ideas program which features amazing models taking the form of everything from vehicles, and futuristic space stations, to well-known scenes from famous movies. Fans are encouraged to vote on the LEGO Ideas website for their favorite concepts and if an idea garners 10,000 votes within the selection period, it will be judged by a LEGO review panel and could become a real product available.
“Adventure Time is an exceptional brand, with a fan base that spans kids, young adults’ and families,” says Pete Yoder, vice president of Cartoon Network Enterprises. “Our partnership with the LEGO Group affords the opportunity to produce an iconic product, sure to be coveted by fans of all ages.”
Cartoon Network has long partnered with the LEGO Group to bring compelling entertainment to kids on every platform with series and specials like: Lego Justice League: Batman Be-Leaguered, Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out, Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles, Lego Legends of Chima, Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu, Lego Mixels, and most recently, Lego Nexo Knights.