Hot Toys has revealed the new Death Trooper figurine that is making its debut in Star Wars: Rogue One. It’s bound to be one of the company’s most popular toys this year.
Hot Toys revealed the Star Wars: Rogue One Death Trooper figurine via Facebook. This toy will be available in selected markets on September 30th, 2016. This is the date when all of the new toys are going to hit the market. Official details are posted below.
“Today Hot Toys is thrilled to firstly introduce one of the most striking new troopers from the film – the 1/6th scale Death Trooper (Specialist) collectible figure!
The highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Death Trooper in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It stands approximately 32.5cm tall featuring a finely crafted black colored armor, helmet with LED light-up function, highly detailed Death Trooper blaster rifle and pistol, and a specially designed figure stand!“.
Here is a bit of trivia for you regarding the Death Troopers. Rogue One’s director, Gareth Edwards, said he cast very tall and slender actors to be the Death Troopers. This is to ensure they look imposing on the screen. Hopefully they are better at aiming compared to the normal Stormtroopers…