Revealed at the London Toy Fair on Tuesday, The Rexcelsior construction set is a spaceship with over 1800 LEGO pieces. In the movie, the spaceship is owned by new character Rex Dangervest, a space-traveling archaeologist, cowboy, raptor trainer, and gambler. Like the film’s main character Emmet, Rex is also voiced by Chris Pratt. In fact, Rex is an amalgamation of the Pratt’s post-Parks and Recreation roles namely Peter Quill / Star-Lord from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Owen Grady from the Jurassic Park series, and Joshua Faraday from The Magnificent Seven.
Measuring over 7 inches high, 15 inches long, and 8 inches wide, the Rexcelsior spaceship toy features big boosters, dual microfigure cockpit, detailed microscale interior with various rooms and compartments, opening doors and lift-off roofs, 6-missile spring-loaded shooter, and an ammo storage compartment with 6 extra missiles.
The Rexcelsior set includes 2 minifigures: Stubble Trouble Emmet and Rex Dangervest. It also contains Emmet and Rex microfigures, 5 micro raptor dinosaur toy figures (3 metallic, 2 dark blue), and 5 micro builds: Emmet’s house, a forklift, 2 interaptors and a dropship.
The Rexcelsior set will be available at all LEGO brand retail stores and shop.lego.com starting on May 1st for $149.99 each.
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, which also features the voices of Elizabeth Banks, Tiffany Haddish, Will Arnett and more, will open in theaters on February 8th.