The first set, made in partnership between the LEGO Group and Netflix is a new build experience allowing fans of Stranger Things and LEGO bricks to explore the Byers' house and the supernatural world of The Upside Down in LEGO brick form, released May 15, 2019 for LEGO VIP members and June 1, 2019 for everyone else.
This LEGO® Stranger Things toy includes 8 instantly recognizable Stranger Things minifigures from the hit Netflix original series: Eleven, Mike Wheeler, Lucas Sinclair, Dustin Henderson, Will Byers, Joyce Byers, Chief Jim Hopper and the Demogorgon. The living room includes the iconic alphabet Christmas light display - which actually lights up - along with other elements, like a bear trap to catch the Demogorgon.More news: Bob Iger Teases A Potential Third Live-Action Star Wars Series
Netflix's ambitions in the gaming industry are no secret, with a rollout of interactive TV shows like Black Mirror: Bandersnatch and You Vs Wild showing an appetite for game-like content on the streaming platform.
The Byers' house consists of the front porch, living room, dining room, and Will's bedroom, while the Upside Down version of the house has dilapidated and eerie versions of the same rooms. You can even build a replica of Chief Hopper's police cruiser.More news: Alabama Senate bans almost all abortions, including rape cases
Will's bedroom plays a central role in the series, which this model faithfully replicates, including details like Will's boombox, bed, desk, desk lamp, drawings and movie posters. A new set called "The Upside Down" has officially been unveiled, weighing in with a total piece count of 2287.
There are 2,287 pieces in Lego's Stranger Things: The Upside Down set, and as you can expect, you certainly not going to be cheap.More news: Tsunami warning as massive 7.7 quake strikes coast off Papua New Guinea
By the way, Eleven's blond wig can be removed to reveal a bald head, a Lego rep confirmed, who added, "It's not entirely smooth, though, as she has a stud atop her head in order to attach the hairpiece".