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Lego Doctor Who Set Officially Enters Review Phase

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Last month fans were abuzz when Lego announced they would be accepting Doctor Who submissions on their Cuusoo site.

On Thursday a collaborative Who project (pictured) by GlenBricker and Kaminoan reached 10,000 supporters meaning Lego will now officially review and consider the set. This is due to take place between May and September. If successful it would eventually be developed for release.

A Lego update explained the process in full:

lego-doctor-who-GlenBricker-tardis-bad-wolfWe’re looking forward to considering this project in the LEGO Review, but for now excuse us while we go make an electroshock device … just in case this really IS a Nestene plot to take over the world via a toy factory! We now officially advance this project to the Review phase.

What happens now?

This project moves from the Idea stage to the Review stage. A “LEGO Review Board” composed of designers, product managers, and other key team members will examine the idea. We’ll build concept models and determine if the concept meets our high standards for what it takes to be a LEGO product. This includes factors such as playability, safety, and fit with the LEGO brand. Every potential LEGO product goes through a process like this and must meet the same standards.

This project qualifies for the Second 2014 Review beginning in May and ending in September.

The review is a thorough process and from its start, and can take several months. When finished, we make a “go/no go” decision to develop and sell a product based on the Doctor Who concept.

When the review is complete, we will inform you of our decision. If green-lit, this project goes into the longest phase of the project; the Development phase. During this time, LEGO model designers refine the product and develop it for release, we create the product materials (box, instructions, marketing), and get everything ready for a production run. This also takes several months.

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MichelleDeCol
MichelleDeCol

this would be awesome - my son would completely Freak out on this - even if there is not much nice Dr.Who things in Germany.....

DoctorMcGann
DoctorMcGann

By the way people, you have to remember, not all of these minifigures would be in the final set. Only 4-5.

theshipoftime
theshipoftime

This would be great but surely any greenlight has too be approved by BBC Worldwide? They own the licence to use Doctor Who, not LEGO. Plus, surely they'd have an approved design partner. This dosn't add up.

Americanwhovian
Americanwhovian

well the sad thing is they will only make one set not a whole theme

o1904768828
o1904768828

nothing is missing as nothing is done yet

Romanadvoratrelundar
Romanadvoratrelundar

Everyone's getting caught up on the lack of Martha and Rory, but what about the classic Doctors? We have Four, but where's One, Two, Three, Five, Six, Seven and Eight? And what about the War Doctor?

jamesgrayh
jamesgrayh

Where's Martha...?? I don't care if she's not a fan favourite, I want Martha as well as the other companions...

Oodkind
Oodkind

Who are the people in the top right corner? I see four, Twelve, Eleven(?), Nine on the top, Amy, River and Clara (?) on the bottom, plus a cyberman and weeping angel. But who are the other two? Is the suspenders guy supposed to be rory? And who is the zombie redhead?

RachelAustin
RachelAustin

Hold up. Where in the hail is Martha? Rory? I can do without the villains, just give me all my companions!!

Americanwhovian
Americanwhovian

I have to say that a lego DW video game would be a good Idea. I have played most of the lego games and I have to say that their wonderful. The story is usualy told in a pantomime almost parody of the actual story(with the exception of the new marvel and DC ones) this would work well with DW .Ive made a list of possible episodes that could be made. feel free to add, correct, of make suggestions.

1st

Dalek invasion of earth- playable characters(the doctor, ian, barbra,susan) enemies(robomen,daleks)

10th planet- ( the doctor, ben, polly)(cybermen)

2nd

Seeds of death-(the doctor, zoe, jamie)(ice warriors)

War games-(the doctor,zoe,jamie,WW1 officer)(various soldiers)

3rd

spearhed from space-(the doctor,liz,brigadier,unit soldier)(autons,nestene)

Sea Devils-(the doctor,jo,sgt benton)(sea devils, the master)

Planet of the spiders-(the doctor, sarah jane)(guards spiders)

NOT THE Doctor
NOT THE Doctor

I would so buy Doctor Who lego! ...Unless it was an eleventh doctor set... I want my lego David Tennant!

NameOfDoctorHere
NameOfDoctorHere

If Lego and the BBC get along, maybe in a few years, the lost episodes could be remastered as Lego stop motions! That would be a sight truly to behold...

Fadedeathdave
Fadedeathdave

I really hope they end up expanding into classic who, other than just Tom Baker from the classics, even if it's after a few years of new who

J Foxy
J Foxy

That lego Angel is pretty spectacular.

Special Weapons Dalek
Special Weapons Dalek

The Nestenes takes over the LEGO factory? that would make an excellent story! XD

Lemonhead118
Lemonhead118

If we only get one Doctor in the set, it better be Capaldi; he is the current Doctor. Failing that, lets have all of the Doctors




Chronos the Fannibal
Chronos the Fannibal

Kinda off topic but I think Lego Grimm would be great, all the Wesen characters can have double sided heads 

Rorschach's_Journal_of_Impossible_Things
Rorschach's_Journal_of_Impossible_Things

You know what this means... in the LEGO Movie 2, we can have LEGO Doctor meets LEGO Batman!!!!!!!!!! You cannot comprehend how awesome this is!! "I'm BATMAN!" "Well I'm the Doctor, have a jelly baby!"



CaitlinAshford
CaitlinAshford

@theshipoftime BBC worldwide would run the licence and be the licensor, Lego would need to purchase a license from them to become a licencee in order to make this product.

Thats what goes on in the review period of cuusoo, they not only look into what kind of set they can make, they look at what the potential market is and weigh up if they can get the licence to do what they'd like to do.

As I've said before, if Lego manage to pick up a Licence for Doctor Who construction toys beyond the one set the cuusoo may be rejected in favour of creating theme and multiple sets.

If Lego turn round and say they can't make the Cuusoo set because it clashes with other upcoming product lines they'll be doing a whole Doctor Who theme. 

If the set comes out from Cuusoo that will be it and no more.

TheSnarkyPanda
TheSnarkyPanda

Redhead is Donna Noble and suspenders is Captain Jack Harkness

Timewalkerauthor
Timewalkerauthor

@Oodkind  Maybe the redhead is Donna?  Not sure about the suspenders guy, unless...wait.  Captain Jack Harkness, I think.

Jimzle
Jimzle

@Oodkind  Jack is in the suspenders and the red head on the top I believe is Donna Noble.

andyot7777
andyot7777

@Oodkind  From left to right, top to bottom: 4, 12, 11, 9, Captain Jack Harkness, Donna Noble, Amy, River, Clara, Weeping Angel, and Cyberman.

Rebecca76
Rebecca76

@Oodkind I think the suspenders guy is Captain Jack and the redhead might be Donna.

TheKMan
TheKMan

@Oodkind  Suspenders is Capt. Jack Harkness, to his right is Donna.

Americanwhovian
Americanwhovian

4th

Genisis of the daleks-(the doctor, sarah jane, harry, thal)(daleks, davros, kaleds)

Robots of death-(the doctor, leela)(robots)

Logopolis-(the doctor, tegan, nyssa, adric, the master)(guards, the master)

5th

The five doctors-(the four doctors, sarah jane, susan, tegan, turlogh, the brig)(the master, raston warrior robot, cybermen, dalek)

_______

Caves of androzani-(the doctor, peri)( soldiers, gunrunners, bats,bat monsters, jek, androids)

6th

Revnge of the cybermen(the doctor, peri, slaves, lytton)(cybermen)

Vengeance on varos-(the doctor, peri)()

Terror of the vervoids-(the doctor, mel)(vervoids)

7th

Silver nemisis-(the doctor, ace)(the cybermen, neo nazis)

Remembrace of the daleks-(the doctor, ace,sgt mike)(daleks, radcliffe's men, little girl)

Battlefield-(the doctor, ace,the brig,brig bamabera, ancelyn)(knights, the destroyer)

8th

Doctor who movie-(the doctor, grace, chang lee)(police,chang lee, grace,the master)

Shada-(the doctor, romanna, k9)(skagra,krargs)

Chris502
Chris502

@epicduda  Wouldn't the people making the movie need permission from the BBC?


Americanwhovian
Americanwhovian

War

Fall of arcadia/stealing the moment-(the doctor, time lord soldier)(daleks)

9th

Rose-(the doctor, rose)(autons)

Empty child-(the doctor, rose, jack, mary)(empty people(?))

Bad Wolf-(the doctor, rose/bad wolf, jack)(daleks)

10th

Age of steel-(the doctor, rose, mickey, pete,jake)(cybermen)

Last of the time lords-(the doctor,martha,jack)(the toclofane,the master)

The sontaran strategem-(the doctor, martha, donna, unit soldier)(sontarans)

The end of time-(the doctor, wilf, vinvocci)(the master, time lords)

11th

Amy's choice-(the doctor, amy, rory)(Eknodines)

Day of the moon-(the doctor, amy rory, river, canton)(silence)

Day of the doctor-(the 3 doctors, clar, kate osgood)(daleks, zygons)

time of the doctor-(the doctor,clara,the silence, cleric)(daleks, cybermen, weeping angels, sontarans, etc)

12th

TBA

bonus torchwood

bonus sja

digitalsid
digitalsid

@Chris502 @epicdudaDoubt it, not as long as the distinction is made between the actual Doctor and the LEGO one, the latter would be their creation, who they have the licensing rights to and thus theirs to do with as they wish, within the terms of their license (which given the LEGO movie isn't the first lego movie probably includes use in films), even if they weren't I can't see the BBC saying no, it's free publicity for the show.