As they teased last week, a LEGO set based on Netflix's "Stranger Things" is officially on the way, and the brand-new set was unveiled this week at the LEGO Store Leicester Square, London with a special midnight opening experience!
The first set, made in partnership between the LEGO Group and Netflix is a new build experience allowing fans of "Stranger Things" and LEGO bricks to explore the Byers’ house and the supernatural world of the Upside Down in LEGO brick form!
The set features eight "Stranger Things" characters recreated in LEGO minifigure form, including Chief Hopper, Joyce Byers, Eleven, Mike, Lucas and Dustin as they try to save Will from a minifigure version of the Demogorgon!
The set is full of authentic details from the award-winning Netflix original show, including the alphabet wall complete with a light-up function, a buildable version of Chief Hopper’s police cruiser and the phone in the Byers’ living room, Step into Will’s bedroom with a buildable bed and stickered elements of the posters decorating Will’s room. There are small Easter eggs to be discovered throughout the house including a ‘Will the Wise drawing’ and a picture of the iconic Mind Flayer hidden in the attic.
This "Stranger Things" collectible includes 2,287 pieces and a whole host of accessories for each of the characters including Hopper’s coffee cup, Eleven’s waffle and Mike’s flashlight to help you solve the mystery of his missing friend.
This is the ultimate collectible for "Stranger Things" and LEGO fans alike, allowing them to flip between the Byers’ house in Hawkins, Indiana and the mysterious Upside Down world.
LEGO Stranger Things: The Upside Down comes with two sets of building instructions allowing fans to play & display both sides of this unique upside-down set. The upside-down version of the model being a mirror image of its real-world counterpart with a dilapidated look, complete with dark vines and murky colours in keeping with the fan-favourite Netflix series.
Jamie Berard, "Stranger Things" Design Lead at the LEGO Group said “It’s amazing to see the collaboration between the LEGO Group and Netflix come to life. The Stranger Things universe offers us a wonderful opportunity to be playful with the bricks and allow fans to get lost in the mysterious world of the Upside Down. The design team has created an impressive model that is not only fun to build but also offers lots of details and ‘Easter eggs’ that should delight fans of the series.”
This is the perfect set to build ahead of "Stranger Things" Series three landing July 4th, 2019. LEGO Stranger Things: The Upside Down is available directly from LEGO stores and shop.LEGO.com/strangerthings now for LEGO VIP members and on June 1st for everyone else.
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