Playmobil Ghostbusters Hunting Ghosts

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Playmobil (US) and Ghostbusters Mania present the press release for Playmobil’s Ghostbusters play sets!

Over the last few weeks there have been many rumors about paranormal events and eerie apparitions. Now ghosts and spooks everywhere have to take care: the PLAYMOBIL Ghostbusters are finally here! The Ghostbusters Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore have just moved into children’s play rooms to join forces with their fans small and large. They are ready to go on the hunt for ghosts!

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Lately there have been reports of mysterious noises, strange sightings and floating pieces of furniture in the PLAYMOBIL universe. Green slime started to appear everywhere! These inexplicable phenomena caused quite a stir and many speculations – even the police were at a loss to explain them. Up-to-date accounts seem to verify, ghosts are responsible for the commotion: the Ghostbusters™ Firehouse sounds the alarm! Luckily, rescue is at hand as the Ghostbusters reach any location in a heartbeat with their Ecto-1. Whether Slimer or Terror Dogs, the iconic parapsychologists can track down any ghost with their PKE meters, no matter how well it is hiding. With the Ghostbusters’ equipment, ghosts can be discovered and captured anywhere from the play room to the kitchen cupboard, and even in the attic. But wait! The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is still haunting the city…will the Ghostbusters manage to defeat their strongest enemy to date?

Ghosts everywhere beware! The PLAYMOBIL Ghostbusters are supported by countless little Ghostbusters in the real world and with their proton wands and traps at the ready, the hunt for ghosts can now commence!

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Ghostbusters Dimension Expanding Into The Void

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Ghostbusters Dimension (GBI Blog Post, May 12, 2016) from The Void was originally exclusive to New York City. Ghostbusters is international and so is hyper-reality. Nearly a year later so is Ghostbusters Dimension,

You can still experience virtual Ghostbusters at Madame Tussauds in NYC. What if you live in or closer to the west coast of The United States? Or (for us) the other side of the world?

Currently if you’re in Utah or you know Dubai, your wait into the Ghostbusters Dimension is over!

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Pre-Order A Ghostbusters Build A Bear

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In April we wrote about building a Ghostbusters bear. (GBI Blog Post, April 28, 2016) On Ghostbusters Day Nerdist had the exclusive (this is what can happen while interns get some mandatory training) with Build-A-Bear Ghostbusters product photos and additional information. While interns are training and probably rushing to get to work, we take a closer look.

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Build A Ghostbusters Bear

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If you know me or even visited my personal blog, iRich you know I own at least one Curious George plush. Thanks to the Reys, my mom, a Jersey shore boardwalk, childhood, and probably Gund I’ve owned a handful of Curious George plushes. My original Curious George (since I had from 9 months old) stitching could no longer hold. I’ve probably been traumatized since 1985. The one pictured over at iRich became a replacement about the same time.

What does the Curious One and this Build-A-Bear story have do with one another? If you’re familiar with Build-A-Bear, you already know besides “outfits” for plushes with hearts, at Halloween adults and kids can buy costumes for their personal bears.

In the past as I would see military “flight suits” at there stores I thought if they sold a khaki flight suit (without patches) I could make a Ghostbusters uniform for Curious George. At some point the idea drifted into imagination.

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Ghostbusters 2016 Official International Trailers

This week, the first (Ghostbusters International Blog Post, March 3, 2016) Ghostbusters (2016) international (as in world, not the site) trailer was unveiled by Sony’s international branches and partners. At first sorta, as the Ukraine/Russia version wasn’t suppose to be out on the interwebs. It was taken down and if it hasn’t been released yet, it will be in due time. That didn’t stop ghostheads and other sites from taking screen caps. Why would we need more screen caps? This first international trailer featured additional footage. If you didn’t get a chance to view it and in case its also in other international trailers we won’t quite spoil it. Think Marvel’s Thor and concert venues.

While one of the largest continents on Earth re-await a Ghostbusters 2016 trailer in their languages, Sony Pictures Entertainment did officially release trailers for the UK and Australia. Continue reading

Diamond Select Toys Announces Ghostbusters 2016 Merchandise

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Zach aka DSTZach from Diamond Select Toys announced on the company’s Art Asylum site that Diamond Select Toys/Art Asylum will be producing Ghostbusters 2016 merchandise.

What Ghostbusters (2016) products can ghostheads collect?

  • Minimates
  • Vehicles
  • Vinyl Banks
  • Kitchenware
  • Glassware

Zach’s blog post also includes a press release and company information.

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Sony Pictures Refreshes Ghostbusters Site

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Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Digital Productions Inc. have redesigned Ghostbusters.com. The last major redesign was during GHOSTBUSTERS™ 30th anniversary in 2014.

Naturally the redesign highlights the upcoming Ghostbusters (2016) with standard cast and crew information. As of this posting, an in movie synopsis hasn’t been included. Perhaps after the first Ghostbusters (2016) trailer is released. Speaking of which, Paul Feig tweeted:

The official Ghostbusters site is up and running at . First full trailer coming around the end of this month.

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UK Ghostbusters Food Licenses

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Last October I got around to talking about Ghostbusters confectionaries (Ecto-Containment Blog Post, October 13, 2015) that are only available to buy from the United Kingdom. One of the very few times having a kingdom that’s united may be better then having states that are united. How is a movie created by a Canadian, co-written by an American and another Canadian, and directed by a Canadian not allow us to have the same Ghostbusters candy? Someone really needs to invent better refrigeration technology and begin exporting.

About three months later, The Grocer, a UK website reported after New Years about a few food companies who are among the licensees for Ghostbusters (2016).

The Grocer quotes Rob Wijeratna from Rocket Licensing where he talks about the value of the Ghostbusters brand and how their are 23 UK licensees.

The complete article can be read from The Grocer.

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Ghostbusters 2016 European Trade Event

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On January 12, 2016 Ghostbusters news site, Ghostbusters.net posted the above photo (Twitter) from a European trade show event. When these are in movie theater lobbies, fans can pose for a photo with the 2016 Ghostbusters. That’s neat and would have been cool during past Ghostbusters theatrical releases.

This future collectible wasn’t the only cool thing shown at Sony Pictures and Rocket Licensing trade show event. Continue reading