If you’re excited to see “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” when it hits theaters this June, you can spend the time waiting for release day by upgrading your collectable shelf with tiny dino-themed props straight from the source.
Fandango’s fan merchandise site, the Fandango FanShop, announced the launch of its first-ever Prop Shop, giving fans the opportunity to own official, limited edition prop replicas from popular films and beloved franchises. The first round of goodies will feature official replicas molded from original on-screen props from the ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Jurassic World’ film franchise. All of the unique replicas which were handcrafted on the Universal Studios backlot.
“FanShop is delighted to launch its new Prop Shop in collaboration with Universal Studios and their incredible artists,” said Holly Rawlinson, VP Marketing, Merchandising and Licensing for Fandango FanShop. “Our goal is to deliver authentic prop replicas that will help fans relive the thrills of their favorite films, while building excitement for upcoming theatrical releases, such as Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opening on June 22.”
“We are so excited to partner with Fandango to bring these iconic, studio-produced collectibles to life,” said John Priebe, VP Universal Studio Operations. “Our talented artists are putting their hearts and expertise into each creation to deliver something extra special for the fans.”
There’s a little bit of everything on the site, and wide array of prices. The Fandango FanShop is offering a one-of-a-kind Jurassic World Indominus rex head replica for $25K, but you can also get a limited edition Jurassic Park Island of Isla Nublar Map replica for just $99. At launch, the collection will include replicas of an adorable Jurassic Park Baby Velociraptor, Jurassic Park “Hatched” Dinosaur Eggs, Jurassic Park “Mr. DNA” Animation Cells, a Jurassic Park III Exterior Aviary Set Design Schematic, a Jurassic Park III Exterior/Interior Hatching Lab Set Design Schematic, and a Jurassic Park III Exterior Plane Wreckage Set Design Schematic.
To enhance the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World prop replicas’ collectability, Fandango FanShop will provide an official signed certificate of authenticity issued by Universal Studios that will include the product number in the series, among other details.FanShop is taking pre-orders for the Jurassic prop replicas at FandangoFanShop.com, leading up to the highly anticipated theatrical release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom on June 22.