Hot Toys Answers Burning Questions – 1966 Batmobile, Doc Brown, X-Men, Prometheus, Rocky, Rambo, and More!
One sixth republic and POSK were able to score an interview with Hot Toys. In the interview Hot Toys answers questions related to some of the most asked questions by fans. It looks like they have some exciting figures coming up soon!
Note: It’s unclear when this interview was recorded. Some of the information may now be invalid. Judging by some of the questions, it appears it was recorded at the end of 2014.
Batman Arkham City 1/6th scale figure has good response, any figure following batman?
The Joker’s prototype is in development, so he will be up next after Batman.
Batman: Any plans on making Ra’s Al Ghul or his daughter Talia Al Ghul figures?
We always wanted to make Ra’s Al Ghul. Possibly it will be released as a special or exclusive item.
Is the 1966 Batmobile cancelled? Any plans on making other figures other than Batman and Robin 1966?
Currently, we have encountered some obstacles regarding the production of the 1966 Batmobile. Hopefully they can be solved in the end. And yes. we do have some plans on making other figures from the 1966 Batman series.
Back to the Future Marty Mcfly received a very good response from fans. Any plans on making Doc Brown soon?
We are working hard to bring Doc Brown to fans.
What will be the next 1/4 scale figure to be released?
Can really name what it is yet, but it would be a pleasant surprise for our fans.
X-Men movie franchise was a success, any plans on their figures?
We do want to develop more characters from X-Men, but as each character’s likeness needs to be handled individually, it requires quite a bit more time and extra costs in order for it to be done.
Any update or news on the Prometheus figure?
We don’t have an update on this at the moment.
Do you have plans on reissuing Iron Man figures in diecast for Mark 1 to 7?
That is quite a possibility for Mark I to VII to be made in diecast.
Will you renew your license for Michael Jackson?
The renewal is not likely.
What will be the next figure to be released from your Star Wars license? Anakin Skywalker?
We won’t be introducing Anakin yet. We will focus more on characters from the Original Trilogy first.
Any news regarding Rambo and Rocky figures?
The are in the planning stage.
We saw Batman Returns: Batman DX at Toy Fairs this year, any news with the Penguin or Catwoman?
We don’t have plans on Penguin and Catwoman yet.
Johnny Depp figures is your favorite cast, will you still be making Cannibal Jack Sparrow with the throne? And any news on Sleepy Hollow Ichabod Crane?
Please stay tuned. An announcement should be coming soon.
Will you still make a Faora figure from “Man of Steel”?
We probably won’t be making a figure of Faora.
Thank you for taking time in answering our interview questions! Any last words for fans all over the world?
Thank you for everyone’s support. With epic blockbusters like Avengers: Age of Ultron and Star Wars Episode VII coming next year, there will be more amazing Hot Toys collectibles coming soon. Stay tuned.
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