Buildin’ Makes Me Feel Good: New ‘Ghostbusters’ LEGO Ecto-1 Revealed!

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Image courtesy of LEGO
Image courtesy of LEGO

Hot on yesterday’s latest images for the upcoming Ghostbusters movie, we have the first official LEGO set reveal!

Yup, it looks like good ol’ Ecto-1 is back and in proper hearse form! This set really captures the updated Ecto-1; but still retains a lot of similarities to the original Ghostbusters Ecto-1 set. I haven’t had the pleasure of building the original set yet; but I’m excited to see you can cram all the figures into the vehicle! It even comes with Ecto-2 for all your off-road ghostbustin’ action.

Image courtesy of LEGO
Image courtesy of LEGO

Thankfully, unlike so many movie sets nowadays, you’re getting the full cast with this set (with a ghost to bust, of course). Plus, in addition to the Ghostbusting-gals themselves, you get their nerdy secretary, Kevin (who looks like he’ll be suiting up at some point – it’s good to see Hemsworth finally get an action role and not just show up as eye candy). They are absolutely adorable and somehow manage to perfectly capture the characters – I don’t know what kind of voodoo magic LEGO artists perform to be so accurate; but it’s scary powerful.

Check below for the full details on the set and click through the gallery for some hints at a possible plot development (if you’re avoiding all spoilers, don’t read past the first three bullets or look at the last pic)!

LEGO Ghostbuster Ecto- 1&2

  • Available July 1st, $59.99
  • Based on the new Ghostbuster Movie from Sony premiering July 25th2016
  • Includes the new ECTO-1 car, ECTO-2 bike, 1 red Daemon and 5 minifigures:
  • Abby Yates (new Ghostbuster – main movie character)
  • Erin Gilbert (new Ghostbuster – main movie character)
  • Jillian Holtzmann (new Ghostbuster – main movie character)
  • Patty Tolan (new Ghostbuster – main movie character)
  • Kevin minifig. (with a 2-sided head: hero and  “possessed”)
  • Features rolling car with opening side doors and opening top to place 4 minifigs inside, back opens with room for accessories, and 4 proton packs and traps.
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