CBS Consumer Products has just announced new Star Trek products coming over the next year, including Mr. Potato Head toys, Titan Busts, Bandai games, Mighty Fine apparel, Pez Candy. Details below.
NEW STAR TREK PRODUCTS TO FILL THE GALAXY THROUGH 2011 AND BEYOND
NEW YORK – May 4, 2011 – CBS Consumer Products is warping into 2011 with a new slate of Star Trek products hitting retail during the next year. Everything from apparel, board games, character busts and collectables to the first Star Trek-themed Mr. Potato Head will soon be available to Trekkies across the globe.
“The Star Trek brand has only grown in popularity in recent years thanks to a whole new generation of fans discovering the property through the film,” said Liz Kalodner, EVP and General Manager of CBS Consumer Products. “These new products, based on both the television and film versions, are just another great way for fans to connect with the franchise.”
Details of the upcoming Star Trek product line include:
PPW Toys will introduce the first Mr. Potato Head toy line based on the most popular characters from The Original Series and The Next Generation. The line will be available in the U.S. and Canada. First items will be Kirk and Kor set for $30, to be available in late 2011.
USAopoly will warp the classic Monopoly board game series into the Star Trek universe with Klingon Monopoly. The iteration will be available in the U.S. and Canada. Klingon Monopoly will be available in late 2011.
Titan Merchandise will create busts based on characters from all eras of Star Trek’s existence that will be sold across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, India, the Middle East, Iceland and the Pacific Islands.
Bandai will offer deck building games based on The Original Series and The Next Generation in the U.S. and Canada.
Mighty Fine will create a line of Star Trek-inspired knit tops, t-shirts, hoodies and fleece for the U.S.
Pez Candy will release a Pez collector’s set in 2012 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Next Generation in the U.S.