After releasing Lord of the Rings Vinyl Figures Series 3, WETA Workshop, a world famous visual effects company, recently announces "The Balrog, Flame Of Udûn Bust", estimate release 2018/11.
The Balrog has many names, Balrog of Moria, Flame of Udûn, Durin's Bane, etc. Same as Saruman and Gandalf, they all use to be Maia but because of serving Morgoth thus corrupted; In the story, Balrog who lives deep in Khazad-dûm was awaken by dwarfs digging for Mithril. During the battle with Gandalf on Khazad-dûm bridge, Gandalf wounded Balrog's chest, causing him to fall to his death.
This stands 49cm, with Barlog roaring. Made of Polystone and Synthetic Resin, the whole face and curve horn are carefully sculpted. Rough skin and deeply carved texture added the organic feel of the piece. The frame is the most stunning part, with the yellow to red-orange gradient transformation, that also covers the tongue; Turn on the light up feature and it's a whole nother beast with fire exploding from rock-like skin cracks! other than the display stand, it can also hang on the wall as a head trophy.
THE BALROG, FLAME OF UDÛN - CREATURE BUST
Retail price: 699 USD
Height: 19.2" (49cm)
Limited: 888 pieces
Available for Pre-order
Estimate release date: 2018/11