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Hasbro unveils new Ghostbusters collectibles

Published on: 10th June 2021

The new Plasma Series figures will be launched to coincide with the latest movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife, which opens in cinemas this November.

Hasbro has unveiled a two new sets of Ghostbusters figures in the Plasma Series of Ghostbusters toys in the run up to the release of the new film, Ghostbusters Afterlife, which is released in the UK this November.

The company announced the two new products following the Sony TwitterSpace panel with Ghostbusters: Afterlife cast and filmmakers on 8th June: a day termed ‘Ghostbusters Day’. They are the Plasma Series Mini-Pufts 3-Pack and the Plasma Series Glow-in-the-Dark Figures (Peter, Ray, Egon and Winston). All items are now available for pre-order via HasbroPulse.com.

The Ghostbusters Plasma Series Mini-Pufts 3-Pack stand at 3.5 inches tall, the same size as the paranormal Mini-Pufts portrayed in Ghostbusters: Afterlife movie, and are poseable figures, suitable for ages four and up.

The Ghostbusters Plasma Series Glow-in-the-Dark figures are premium, collectible Ghostbusters figures and have returned with a new supernatural ectoplasmic glow.  Inspired by the original Ghostbusters movies, this highly poseable collection of action figures features premium design, detailing and articulation that embody the quality and realism Ghostbusters fans expect with Hasbro’s Plasma Series. Ghostbusters fans young and old can charge the figure’s glow-in-the-dark by placing it under light. Each figure also comes with three entertainment-inspired accessories, including a Neutrona Wand, Proton Pack and a glow-in-the-dark Proton Stream. They too are suitable for ages four and up.

The Ghostbuster Plasma Series Glow-In-The-Dark Figures features original Ghostbusters characters Peter, Ray, Egon, and Winston. The new products will be available from retailers in autumn/winter 2021.

There is also more good news for collectors with the Plasma Series Ecto-1 and Plasma Series Spengler’s Neutrona Wand receiving new inventory and available to purchase now.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife from Sony Pictures is the third installment in the original Ghostbusters series and sees Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd, Ernie Hudson and Sigourney Weaver reprising their roles. Directed by Jason Reitman, the plot centres on a single mom and her two kids who arrive in a small town and begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. 

 

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