LEGO Star Wars Tantive IV Revealed at Celebration Latest News April 12, 2019 Moments ago at Star Wars Celebration, the LEGO Group continued their celebration of the 20th Anniversary of LEGO Star Wars with the unveiling of a brand new, highly-detailed set based on the Tantive IV – the iconic ship seen fleeing from an Imperial Star Destroyer in the opening moments of Star Wars: A New Hope. The LEGO Star Wars Tantive IV recreates all of the Rebel cruiser’s signature details, including an elongated hull, detachable escape pods, elevating gun turrets, cargo hold and 11 massive engines at the back. The 1,750+ piece set includes 5 minifigures, including Princess Leia, an R2-D2 droid LEGO figure and will be available on May 4th (May 3rd for LEGO VIP). The set was unveiled at collaborative panel between the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm, 20 Years of the LEGO Star Wars Story: A Retrospective and Forward Look, at Star Wars Celebration looking at 20 years of partnership that have inspired 100’s of building sets, content and video games. 75244 Tantive IV Ages 12+. 1768 pieces US $199.99 – CA $269.99 – DE €199.99 – UK £179.99 – FR €219.99 – DK 1799DKK *Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing. Build, play and display a legendary Star Wars starship! This LEGO Star Wars 75244 interpretation of Tantive IV, seen fleeing from an Imperial Star Destroyer in the opening moments of Star Wars: A New Hope, faithfully recreates all of the Rebel cruiser’s signature details, including an elongated hull, detachable escape pods, elevating gun turrets, cargo hold and 11 massive engines at the back. Remove the hull plating of this fantastic LEGO Star Wars vehicle to reveal a detailed 2-minifigure cockpit, conference area with table, weapon rack and a control console with 2 seats. The radar dish also doubles as a convenient carry handle, which makes it perfect for flying around the room. When the mission is over, this amazing kids’ buildable toy also makes a great centerpiece for any LEGO Star Wars collection. The set also includes 5 minifigures and an R2-D2 droid LEGO figure. • Includes 5 LEGO Star Wars minifigures: Bail Organa, Princess Leia, Captain Antilles, C-3PO and a Rebel Fleet Trooper, plus an R2-D2 droid LEGO figure. • Tantive IV LEGO Star Wars construction toy features a radar that doubles as a carry handle, 2 detachable escape pods with space for a minifigure inside, opening cargo hold and removable cargo box, opening 2-minifigure cockpit, rotating and elevating stud-shooting turrets on top and 2 spring-loaded shooters underneath. The top hull detaches to reveal a detailed interior including a conference table, weapon rack and a control console with 2 seats for the minifigures. • Weapons include a blaster pistol and 3 blasters. • Also includes a pair of electrobinoculars. • Captain Antilles minifigure is an updated version from 2009, while Princess Leia’s skirt and Bail Organa are new for April 2019. • This highly detailed building toy construction set includes over 1,750 pieces. • Recreate amazing moments from the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope or play out your own exciting adventures! • LEGO Star Wars starship measures over 5” (14cm) high, 24” (62cm) long and 7” (19cm) wide. Available directly from LEGO Stores & shop.LEGO.com from 4th May, 2019 (3rd May for LEGO VIP) [See image gallery at www.figures.com] Keep up with all the latest toy news by following Figures.com on Facebook and Twitter! To buy action figures, take a look at Hobby Link Japan, BigBadToyStore.com, TheToySource.com, Toynk.com, and BriansToys.com.