Partners

Transformers merchandise to be launched

Views

http://z.about.com/d/movies/1/0/y/s/N/transformersposter2.jpg

By Alex Villafania, hackenslash Reporter
INQUIRER.net

A FEW days before the opening of the Transformers movie, local merchants are all ready to cash in on the potential blockbuster of the year. On June 29, several companies will be introducing several lines of Transformer-themed products.

The launch of the Transformers movie merchandise launch will be held at the SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Most of the items would be action figures from the movie and from the previous cartoon series, clothing lines and similar items.

Apart from the merchandise, the event will also have several side events such as trivia contests, diorama exhibits and collections.

In an interview with hackenslash, Transformers Philippines event organizer Azrael Coladilla said the launch would be one of the big movie highlights of the year thanks to a 23-year-old cartoon franchise that made an impact among Filipinos.

In fact, the recently introduced toy line from the movie have been selling out in such stores as Toys “R” Us and Toy Kingdom. Among the most sellable characters are the new movie versions of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron and Blackout.

“It’s going to be a big blockbuster that can compete with other movies. Of course we can’t say it’ll beat the other franchises but the Transformers movie will surely be a hit for both the fans of the original cartoon series and first-time viewers,” Coladilla said.

Already, local websites are abuzz with information regarding the upcoming film, directed by Michael Bay and produced by Steven Spielberg, particularly the Transformers Philippines online forum, the largest and most prominent Transformers-related forum in the country.

READ MORE HERE

Sphere: Related Content

Comments :

1
Laibeus Lord said...
on 

Read my Transformers Live-Action Movie 1 Review!!! -> http://gameshogun.ws/Snow/2007/06/29/review_transformers_live_action_movie_1

 

Transformers Philippines REVIEW

"Transformers Philippines is the Vector Sigma of Pinoy TF fandom" - Ruel De Vera, Inquirer.net

"Transformers Philippines online forum, the largest and most prominent Transformers-related forum in the country." - Alex Villafania, Hackenslash Inquirer.net

"Collectible for the Big Boys" - ANC Dateline

"theyre doing a great job having a site, an egroup, and especially holding screenings." - Jomike Tejido, artist and Kzone Foldabots creator

"They can help remember and, ultimately, relive the days when robots had the ability to control their bodies in order to resemble other objects" - Gadgets Magazine

"The Place where TF is Alive and kicking!!!!" - D.A.R.K. Corp Alliance

FORUM FEEDS



» Optimash Prime's NEXT FHM Signing... by aquabot on Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:16 am

» Who will be on the ELECTRIC CHAIRMAN For: NOVEMBER 2008 by aquabot on Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:14 am

» Electric Chairman OCTOBER 2008: FAIYE! by aquabot on Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:14 am

» Transformers Henkei!: Japanese TF Classics! by azrael on Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:43 am

» Mikezanity's Toystore by mikez on Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:33 am

» looking for part of Unicron by T3 on Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:28 pm

» Transformers Philippines Meet-Ups by azrael on Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:13 am

» Other Toy/Fan Forums by azrael on Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:12 am

» G1 Reissues: Encore Series by azrael on Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:11 am

» Transformers Classics & Universe 2.0 by azrael on Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:09 am