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Universal inks deal with Funko; Jurassic Park POP! Vinyl coming soon?

Jurassic Park POP! Vinyl
Yep, Funko now have Dinosaurs! Jurassic Park POP! Vinyl

UPDATE – Now Available to Pre-Order -> http://bit.ly/2rteuPO

Universal Studios announced today that they had signed a merchandise agreement with Funko, to work on the sequel to Jurassic World – The Fallen Kingdom. The press release indicated that the toys would be available Spring 2018.

The news will surely excite fans of the Jurassic Park Franchise and we expect characters from the original film(s) are likely to be considered.

Read the full press release below (via toynews-online.biz):

Universal Brand Development has announced the global merchandising program for Jurassic Word sequel, The Fallen Kingdom, with toys hitting retail in Spring 2018.

Master global toy partner Mattel and LEGO Systems will lead the retail roll-out with toys across a variety of play patterns and age segments, additional toy, role play and costume licensees supporting the second film include Funko, Build-A-Bear, Rubies, Wowee and more.

“The Jurassic World franchise has always had huge cross-generational family appeal, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom promises to be one of the biggest movie and merchandising events of 2018,” said Vince Klaseus, president of Universal Brand Development.

“Following the success of 2015, we’ve been hard at work to build out the largest Jurassic World program to-date to meet the increasing demands from fans, as well as reach new audiences around the world – demonstrating the global appeal of this 365 mega-franchise.”

Master global toy partner Mattel and LEGO Systems will lead the retail roll-out with toys across a variety of play patterns and age segments, additional toy, role play and costume licensees supporting the second film include Funko, Build-A-Bear, Rubies, Wowee and more.

“This will be a focused UK campaign with opportunities to maximise the popularity of the franchise throughout 2018, starting with a focus on the classic movie and moving into activity for the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, followed by back to school and subsequently the DVD release,” said Hannah Mungo, country director UK & Ireland Consumer Products at NBC Universal Brand Development.

Now Funko – how about those Velociraptor & T-Rex (10″) Jurassic Park POP! Vinyl

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