Optimus Prime toy and toy story 3: The most important stories of the year
Posted by Fox News on Thursday, October 13, 2018 06:27:47The first Transformers toys are set to hit shelves this fall and the latest, “Optimus Prime” has sold more than a million copies, making it the fastest-selling toy of the century.
The story of the new toy line is a tale of hope, power and friendship.
A young boy is raised by humans, but his mother and brother, an evil robot called Vorticons, kidnap him and force him to fight for their cause.
The Autobots and Decepticons fight the forces of evil with their toys, but it is their toys that get the real action.
Here are the best new toys and movie releases of the week:”The Legend of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.
2″ is the latest in the franchise and stars the Guardians, a group of Star-Lord-style heroes who battle the villainous Decepticon leader Drax the Destroyer.
“Guardians of the Galactic” is a $2.99 billion film with a $110 million budget.
The first two films were released in theaters and online.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will open in theaters next weekend, with “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” expected to follow.
The new movie will be directed by Chris Weitz, who has a long history with the Star Wars franchise.
“The Force Awakens,” which has been the highest-grossing film in the Star War series, is also set to be a $300 million film.
The film stars John Boyega as Finn, Daisy Ridley as Rey, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren, Oscar Isaac as Finn’s father, Benicio Del Toro as Kylar, Max von Sydow as General Leia Organa, Domhnall Gleeson as C-3PO, Lupita Nyong’o as Leia Organia’s niece, and Kenny Baker as Poe Dameron.
It is expected to open in the U.S. on Dec. 18.
“Captain America: Civil War” has grossed $3.7 billion worldwide, becoming the most successful superhero film ever with a domestic total of $8.2 billion.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is set to open on Dec 16, the first installment of the “Harry Potter” series.
“Hollywood Handbook” will be released Dec. 17.
“Gotham” has brought in over $5 billion worldwide.
“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” will bring in $1.9 billion worldwide and become the most-grossed film of all time.
“Marvel’s The Avengers” is expected be the top grossing film of 2017.
“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” will arrive in theaters on Jan. 6.