Toy News: Hasbro Pulse announces Masterpiece Movie Barricade (MPM-5)
Starting in 2017, Hasbro continued the line of "Movie Masterpiece" figures that began with the 2010 release of the Leader Class Starscream figure as a Masterpiece in Japan with new sculpts featuring Bumblebee and Optimus Prime. Now thank to a new post on Hasbro Pulse it has been revealed the Movie Masterpiece series will continue with Barricade! Featuring the character as seen in the original "Transformers" live action film, there are a lot of details revealed. Check out the text directly from Hasbro Pulse:
In partnership with Takara Tomy, we are excited to announce the co-branded release of Movie Masterpiece Barricade (MPM-5)!
The Masterpiece Movie Series Barricade MPM-5 figure is perfect for fans and collectors alike, with features inspired by the explosive 2007 Transformers live action movie. The figure showcases the sinister Decepticon enforcer with impressive attention to detail. Imagine unleashing Barricade action with a detailed interior, die cast detailing, and rotor blade weapon accessory. Converts from robot to Saleen S281 Extreme Ford Mustang police car mode in 40 steps!
- Features Barricade’s iconic Rotor Blade Wheel weapon from the TRANSFORMERS film
- First Movie Masterpiece figure with a Movable Faceplate, allowing fans to play out their favorite scenes from the TRANSFORMERS film
- Figure built with Die Cast Parts & features 170 Deco Ops with 30 Points of Articulation!
- Vehicle-mode features Barricade’s accurate, licensed vehicle from the TRANSFORMERS film: Saleen S281 Extreme Ford Mustang Police Car
- Product was designed with ILM Movie CAD Files from the Blockbuster film TRANSFORMERS
- Figure features most film-accurate conversion to-date!
- Item is the 1st Movie Masterpiece Decepticon to hit the market in over 8 years!
No release date was revealed yet, but with MPM Optimus Prime only now hitting stores in good numbers, it is likely Barricade won't be found until towards the end of 2017 or early 2018.