It’s New York Toy Fair this weekend, and you know what that means, toy companies spoiling the crap out of movies!
For obvious J.J. Abrams-related reasons, there won’t be any Star Wars stuff there, but there is plenty of Jurassic World. In particular, we’ve got this shot of the evil villain-dino (can dinosaurs be evil?):
Rawr, scary. Take that little army dude.
Oh man, they brought back those battle-scarred dinos from the 90s!
I know right! Those things were the best:
So what’s that new dinosaur called?
It’s called the Indominus Rex, which if you can’t tell, is not the name of a real dinosaur. Instead, this one is a genetically modified blend of several dinos and present-day animals, built in the hopes of creating a cooler theme park attraction. As the trailers have shown, that probably wasn’t a great idea.
Here’s one more toy version of Mr. Rex:
Why is its head so big?
Big heads are scary. Figure 1:
Fair enough. When is this movie coming out again?
June 12, 2015.