FIRST LOOK: ‘Star Trek’ action figures ready to beam up


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Here we bring you a sweet exclusive, the first group photo of the entire cast from the upcoming blockbuster film ‘Star Trek.’ Hmmm. Don’t they look a bit ... stiff?


OK, sorry. It’s been a long day. Actually these are the nifty, new 6-inch ‘Trek’ action figures from Playmates Toys. They will retail for $8.99 and hit shelves in April.

I love the older Spock in the back row and bad-guy Nero looks pretty good, too, which will please actor Eric Bana, who may have thought his action-figure days were over after ‘Hulk. ‘For you collectors, keep reading to the bottom to see the specs and features.

As for ‘Star Trek’ the film, check this out...

I can’t tell you how excited I am about this new movie.

Here are the specs and blurb info on those action figures:

Playmates will be reviving over 40 years of history with a new line ofrealistic Star Trek action figures! Recommended for ages four and older,Trekkies of all ages can look forward to detailed action figures, authenticplaysets, and cutting-edge accessories, all approved by the creators of thissummer’s blockbuster film. The first phase of the new Star Trek toys willinclude: three scales of life-like, fully-articulated action figures (3.75”,6”) and accessories; as well as a special 12” scale of collector figures; iconic vehicles, such as the USS Enterprise with realistic features anddetails. Additionally, the line will include basic role-play toys and deluxeversions boasting exciting electronic features; amazing and intricateplaysets that are compatible with the 3.75” action figures; and more. Theaction figures will be available at all major retailers beginning April19th. 61600 Star Trek 6’ Basic Figure Asst (Warp Collection)This classic franchise with over 40 years of history will be back in the spring of ’09 with a new line of realistic figures.These 6’ figures are life-like, fully articulated and come outfitted with soft, flexible PVC shirts. Accessories include standing base, removable utility belt and a signature movie phaser and communicator.Kirk in Enterprise Outfit 0-43377-61601-6Spock in Enterprise Outfit 0-43377-61602-3McCoy in Cadet Outfit 0-43377-61617-7Chekov in Cadet Outfit 0-43377-61618-4Uhura in Cadet Outfit 0-43377-61613-9Original Spock 0-43377-61607-8Pike in Enterprise Outfit 0-43377-61608-5Nero 0-43377-61609-2Scotty in Enterprise Outfit 0-43377-61621-4Sulu in Enterprise Outfit 0-43377-61610-8