It may be next year before we start seeing Lego's first sets after acquiring the Jurassic Park License - but new pictures of some of the Dinosaurs coming with them are out, including a look at a brand new Dino from Jurassic World. Spoilers beyond the break! UPDATED 11/20
UPDATE: The Images featured in the post have been removed at the request of Universal Studios.
The images come from Chinese webstore Taobao, and show off a host of new Dinos. Well, I say new, they mostly look like Dinosaurs that Lego have produced before - most recently in their 'Dino' line from 2012. But still, they're pretty neat looking creatures, but it's with these two new bigger models are the most interesting ones of the haul: A giant T-Rex and new, white Dino! These certainly look like the biggest and best of the bunch, especially the last one. Apparently the white Dino is a special, super-genetically-modified Dinosaur bred by the Park for the upcoming Jurassic World - here's director Colin Treverrow describing it to /Film back in May:
We were hoping audiences could discover this on their own, but yes, there will be one new dinosaur created by the park's geneticists. The gaps in her sequence were filled with DNA from other species, much like the genome in the first film was completed with frog DNA. This creation exists to fulfill a corporate mandate—they want something bigger, louder, with more teeth. And that's what they get.
Well, it does look sort of menacing, even in Lego. It's kind of a shame they're all sort of big 'one piece' figures instead of brick built creations. A brick-built version of this new 'Enhanced' Dinosaur would be pretty nifty.
Presumably we'll be seeing a lot more of these guys when Lego's Jurassic World line starts showing up early next year.
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