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LEGO building sets to the new SPEED RACER film as of April on the market Munich, spring 2008. The LEGO Group today announced the collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer products (WBCP) known. To the fast-paced remake of SPEED RACER acquires the LEGO Group worldwide rights for the production of construction sets. The original is a cinematic pioneer of the genre of anime and has reached cult status. SPEED RACER sets of LEGO racers In April 2008 the LEGO Group brings four racing cars construction sets to the new movie on the market.

The authentic racing cars in each set guarantee building fun and exciting head-to-head for building fans and collectors. Many of the SPEED RACER characters are as LEGO minifigs brought to life: speed, Katsu, snake, Racer X, Grey Ghost, Cruncher block, Trixie, Spritle, CHIM-CHIM, MOM and pop racer. The LEGO racers will cost from 19.99 to 59.99 Euros sets. Cooperation of LEGO Group with Warner Bros. Consumer products Warner Bros.

Consumer products has cooperated to Batman and Harry Potter with the LEGO Group. We look forward already, our cooperation now on products to the new SPEED RACER Film to extend”, says Karen McTier, Executive Vice President, domestic licensing and worldwide marketing for Warner of Bros.. Consumer products. “The LEGO Group has the tension of the film on their own, incomparable art captured.” had the charm of SPEED RACER it excites almost three generations of fan the original series, the comics, the videos and the new projects “, says Victoria Sutch, fire Director LEGO GmbH. classic generation-spanning styles are a proven formula for success, especially in combination with a popular series like LEGO racers. The filmmakers have made the movie an experience for the whole family. SPEED RACER is an excellent investment for us and a great deal for our fans.” SPEED RACER new adaptation of the new SPEED RACER movie comes on May 9, 2008 in the cinemas. He is the latest project of screenwriters and directors Larry and Andy Wachowski, the creators of the MATRIX trilogy, as well as the producer Joel Silver. The Turbo-fast family adventure based on the classic series of the Anime pioneer Tatsuo Yoshida. The movie describes the adventures of the young racing driver speed (Emile Hirsch) and his way to glory in the thunderous Mach 5. In another main role: The mother (Susan Sarandon), POPs racer (John Goodman), his girlfriend Trixie (Christina Ricci) and his archenemy, Racer X (Matthew Fox). About Warner Bros. Consumer products: Warner Bros. Consumer products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment company, is one of the leading licensing and merchandising company in the world. All names, characters and related seen contained in are owned and / or controlled by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s08) contact: Warner Bros. Consumer products, Petra Roitsch, Tel: 040 22 650 0 E-Mail: press information: public insight, Claudia Burau, Tel: 089 489 971 88 email: licensee: LEGO GmbH, Helena Maretis, Tel.