Last week, Hot Toys announced they'd be bringing their Avengers: Age of Ultron toys across Asia for people to ogle, accompanied by gigantic statues of the same toys, rendered life-sized. They've updated with a few pictures of the statues in progress, and unsurprisingly, they look as great as the figures.
Also, Chris Evan's disembodied head sitting next to mini Chris Evans is frankly petrifying. Let's get that out of the way first. All it needs is actual Chris Evans in there too to become a triptych of eerie perfection.
The sculpts used for the statues are essentially the same ones Hot Toys use to sculpt their soul-stealing, wallet-rending action figures, amplified to life-sized proportions, so now instead of making it look like Hot Toys have used the darkest of dark arts to to shrink down their subjects into a poseable 12-inch form, they're just eerily accurate renditions of actual people at actual size. It's both incredible and creepy at the same time.
The Captain America statue is probably the best shown so far — Thor looks a little off, despite getting the fabulous locks spot on. It being not quite perfect especially in comparison to Cap highlights that offness all the more. It's not just the human characters getting the treatment though, proved by this picture of not one, not two, but three Ultrons ready for display:
What do you call a group of Ultrons? A gaggle? A herd? A network? Whatever it is, they look spectacular.
Hot Toy's Avengers tour of Asia begins next month. Thankfully these statues won't be for sale, otherwise they'd probably cost roughly one hojillion dollars.
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