FanHome has new subscription service coming soon
FanHome has revealed a new model subscription that is currently on pre-order and tentatively due to ship in December 2023. This new model is E.T. the Extra Terrestrial. This was revealed the week of New York Comic Con and the model had it’s debut at the show.
The model will be 26″ tall. It will have lights in the chest/”heart” and right finger. The neck will extend and retract. The arms, face, and mouth will move. There is a remote control for some actions as well as language selection. The design of this model was guided by the family of Carlo Rambaldi the original designer that brought E.T. to life. It is made with metal and ABS plastic parts.
There will be 110 assembly stages. Each stage comes with a magazine that has the instructions and content about the movie (behind the scenes and little known details).
First stage is $1.99. The second and third stages are free. Stage four through 110 are $13.99.
The first package will contain two assembly stages, the second and third packages will contain three assembly stages. Each package after that will contain six stages per month.
Premium offer will be $1.25 per assembly stage starting with package three. The Premium subscription will get you a large display base with built in lighting effects. The base will be 20″ in diameter.
The first package will ship for free. Shipping will be $2.40 per assembly stage starting with package two.
There will be five binders that will hold 20 magazines. These binders will ship with packages 5, 9, 12, 15, and 19 and cost $8.99 each.
In the second package you will receive a screw driver that can be used to assemble E.T.
Each subscription gets four exclusive gifts
Three E.T. Posters – size is 16″ x 12″ that come with package two
E.T. Binder – comes with package three
E.T. Build Up Mug – porcelain mug that comes with package four
E.T. Build Up Metal Movie Plate – size 16″ x 12″ comes with package 6
This model subscription is up for pre-order now and will begin to ship in December. For more details check out the product page at FanHome.
This model made it’s debut at New York Comic Con this year. It looked pretty good on display. The outer shell looked like the original from the movie back in the 80’s.
Below is a release and images provided by FanHome as well as in-person images taken at New York Comic Con earlier this month.
This officially licensed Fanhome E.T. The Extra Terrestrial is the ultimate tribute to the beloved character featured in the award winning 1982 film from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment. The iconic film is about the friendship of a boy and a visitor from outer space, and generations of audiences continue to adore the fragile extra-terrestrial lost on our planet.
Standing over 2 feet tall (25 inches) and depicted with lifelike realism, Fanhome’s E.T. The Extra Terrestrial was designed with the guidance of the family of Carlo Rambaldi, the talented Italian designer who brought the original character to life for the film. Composed of meticulously detailed metal and ABS plastic parts, construction is easy with step-by-step instructions that feature simple to follow diagrams that guide assembly and all tools are provided to enjoy and complete assembly.
The completed figure features articulated arms and an extendable head, just like in the movie. LED capabilities include a light-up index finger and “heart light” that add to E.T.’s realistic appearance along with moveable eyes and facial expressions. The friendly face and big eyes are among the main attractions of E.T., and this replica retains the tender look that has delighted generations of fans. Audio features also recreate several of E.T.’s memorable quotes from the film, adding to the stunning realism of this replica. These functions may be activated using touchless sensors embedded in the model as well as with a remote control. The sensors are a technological advancement for Fanhome models and enhance the sensory experience when the model is completed.
Throughout the build, builders will get to know how this iconic character was conceived and learn many behind-the-scenes facts and little-known details about the film with a special full-color monthly magazine that accompanies each months’ shipment of components. Meet Carlo Rambaldi, the talented Italian designer who brought E.T. to life. Discover his inspirations and how his pet cat played a pivotal role in the character’s emotive and memorable appearance. Also learn more about the visionary director, Steven Spielberg, one of cinema’s greatest ever directors and how he conceived the film and the last impression this beloved movie has left with generations of fans. Insightful commentary is accented with an array of little seen production designs and photographs that help to chart the evolution of movie.
Shots of E.T. from New York Comic Con