Lego reveals 3,955-piece ‘Home Alone’ set – here’s how much it’ll cost
Lego unveiled its brand new decor, inspired by the movie “Home Alone”.
The detailed 3,955-room recreation of the McAllister family home is based on a design that was submitted to Lego Ideas by 28-year-old Ukrainian Alex Storozhuk, according to a press release.
The press release states that the “Home Alone” set is the “largest set created from a Lego Ideas concept.”
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According to Lego online shop, the new set will retail for $ 249.99 when it releases on November 1.
The set includes five mini figures – Kevin, the thieves Harry and Marv, Kevin Marley’s neighbor and Kevin Kate’s mother – and “packed with features that tell the story of Kevin’s vacation antics,” from the movie. Christmas 1990, according to the Liberation press.
These features include a precise layout of the house, with a ground and first floor, kitchen, basement and attic, according to the press release.
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The house and the roof open with a new mechanism to see inside the house. The set also includes specific scene elements from the movie, including “The Scream” bathroom scene aftershave lotion, Buzz’s pet tarantula, thieves van, jars of paint used to overthrow thieves and the zippered treehouse line, according to the press release.
The set is even split into 24 construction bags, making it sort of an Advent calendar that fans can build “in sequence with the movie,” the press release said.
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“Like all ’90s kids, I grew up watching’ Home Alone ‘and it holds a very special place in my heart,” fan designer Storozhuk said in a statement. “I can’t even imagine a vacation without him. This movie is very nostalgic and brings back those warm childhood memories every time.”
Lego designer Antica Bracanov said it was “a brilliant pleasure” to make the idea of Storozhuk a reality.
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“He had thought of everything from the layout of the rooms to the use of color and of course the details of the film to make it instantly recognizable,” Bracanov said in a statement.
“By following the themes of the movie, we wanted to make the experience as immersive as possible for fans of the LEGO construction and the movie,” added Bracanov. “The step-by-step construction that mirrors the movie, and the ability to open the set and see inside lends itself well to hours of joyful concentration this holiday season – just add a festive backdrop and a certain Christmas movie. “