Mattel is gonna take you right back to the Danger Zone with their new line of toy and playsets based off the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick.
Can they reclaim their glory days of the 80s? This might be a great opportunity to try!
Mattel has officially announced it has been named global toy partner for Paramount Pictures’ TOP GUN franchise, ahead of the highly-anticipated sequel, TOP GUN: MAVERICK, scheduled to debut in theaters in June 2020.
Mattel has the rights to toys across multiple categories, including die-cast vehicles and aircrafts, playsets, games and other toys. The new line will bring moments from both the classic film and the sequel to life, appealing to fans of all ages.
“We are thrilled to bring TOP GUN to life for both kids and their parents who undoubtedly fell in love with the franchise over thirty years ago,” said Janet Hsu, Chief Franchise Management Officer of Mattel. “Our design-led approach has allowed us to recreate the high-octane action from the movie with a line of toys that will impress fans of all ages.”
“TOP GUN: MAVERICK is one of the most anticipated movies next summer,” said Pam Kaufman, President, Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products. “The film has multi-generational appeal and lends itself to vehicle and role play toy categories. TOP GUN: MAVERICK has all the ingredients to be a hit in theatres, as well as retail aisles.”
The line will be available globally ahead of the U.S. premiere scheduled to be released in June 2020.