Hot Toys reveals Sylvester Stallone's Barney Ross figure from "The Expendables 2"

Hot Toys The Expendables 2 Barney Ross figure aiming2While it didn’t do as well as the first installment, I really enjoyed “The Expendables 2.” More films should just aspire to do what they do well without trying to go beyond their reach. Besides, it’s hard to mess up a film where 80s action stars blow a whole bunch of stuff up, right?

Hot Toys revealed its first collectible figure from the film, fittingly based off of Expendables leader Barney Ross (played of course by Sylvester Stallone). Not surprisingly it’s another in a predictably excellent offering from Hot Toys. Hot Toys The Expendables 2 Barney Ross figure alternate outfitIn a first for my HT experience, Barney has two outfit choices. Depending on your comfort level, this may steer Barney too far into “doll” category for some collectors, but it’s a nice option provided Hot Toys follows up with more non-black attire for the other Expendables.

Hot Toys The Expendables 2 Barney Ross figure close uplFollowing the great response to the Barney Ross Collectible Figure of The Expendables movie, Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Barney Ross Collectible Figure from its sequel The Expendables 2. The movie-accurate Barney Ross collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Sylvester Stallone in the movie, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt, body tattoo, two styles of costume, detailed accessories and weapons.

The Barney Ross Sixth Scale Figure features:

Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Sylvester Stallone as Barney Ross in the movie The Expendables 2Hot Toys The Expendables 2 Barney Ross figure aiming

Approximately 30 cm tall

Muscular body with over 30 points of articulation

Highly detailed hair sculpture and mustache

Movie-accurate facial expressions with detailed wrinkles and skin texture

Body tattoo on chest, arms and back

Nine (9) interchangeable hands including:

One (1) pair of gloved palms for shooting pistols

One (1) gloved left palm with ring for holding pistols

One (1) pair of gloved fists with ring on left fist

Hot Toys The Expendables 2 Barney Ross figure alternate outfit aimingOne (1) pair of gloved relaxed palms

One (1) right palm for shooting Assault Rifle

One (1) right palm for cigar holding

Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted

One (1) leather-like black belt

Two (2) styles of outfits include:

Style 1:

One (1) black beret

One (1) black T-shirt

One (1) black zip-up tee

One (1) black tactical vest

One (1) pair of black pants

One (1) pair of black boots

Hot Toys The Expendables 2 Barney Ross figure fullStyle 2:

One (1) brown beret

One (1) navy blue T-shirt

One (1) denim vest

One (1) pair of brown pants

One (1) pair of brown boots

Two (2) pistols with pouches

One (1) revolver with pouch

One (1) assault rifle

One (1) watch

One (1) pair of sunglasses

One (1) pair of goggles

One (1) headset

One (1) cigar

Figure stand with Barney Ross nameplate and movie logo

Hot Toys The Expendables 2 Barney Ross figure full accessories

Of course the big question is who should join Barney to be the next Hot Toys Expendable? Jason Statham’s Lee Christmas? Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Vilain or even Chuck Norris’ Booker?Hopefully we’ll know more soon.

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