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Gentle Giant

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Gentle Giant Studios is a company located in Burbank, California that was founded by animator Karl Meyer. The company is a pioneer in digital 3-D scanning and scanned many of the principle actors from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy while on set/location in New Zealand during filming.

The company also has a collectibles division, known as Gentle Giant, Ltd. Founded in 2002, they produce polystone mini-busts, animated maquettes and statues from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.

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Collectibles

Mini-busts

  • Strider Rinbearer - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date February 2007
  • Ringwraith Ringbearer - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date February 2007
  • Gandalf - Limited to 3,000 pieces - release date May 2007
  • Glorfindel - Limited to 500 Pieces - San Diego Comic-Con 2007 exclusive

As a special promotion, Gentle Giant Ltd. randomly inserted 100 of the One Ring from Noble Collection - Sterling Edition into the secret compartments of the Strider and Ringwraith busts.

Maquettes

  • Saruman - Limited to 1,500 pieces - release date May 2007
  • Gandalf - Limited to 1,500 pieces - release date June 2007

Upcoming

Mini-busts

  • Balrog - Limited to 3,000 pieces - Available May 2007
  • Saruman- Limited to 3,500 pieces - Availalbe July 2007
  • Elrond - Limited to 2,500 pieces - Available July 2007
  • Sam in Orc Armor - Edition size TBD - Available September 2007
  • Frodo in Orc Armor - Edition size TBD - Available September 2007
  • Sauron - Edition Size TBD - Available late 2007
  • Orc - Edition Size TBD - Available late 2007

Maquettes

  • Ringwraith on Steed - Edition size TBD - Available October 2007
  • Legolas - Edition size TBD - Available January 2008
  • Gilmi - Edition size TBD - Available January 2008

Statues

  • Witchking on Fellbeast (Rumored)

See also

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