Die-Cast Club News & Events - Eleanor Press Release
ELEANOR Star Car from GONE IN 60 SECONDS races into the DIE-CAST CLUB GARAGE!
Die-Cast Club has signed an exclusive global licensing agreement with Denice Shakarian Halicki, owner of Gone in 60 Seconds, Halicki Films and “Eleanor” franchise, to produce, and promote a high-quality die-cast metal 1:8 scale build-up model of one of the most popular cinematic cars in the world – the “Eleanor” star car from the 2000 block-buster movie, Gone in 60 Seconds.
“Eleanor” joins an impressive lineup of 1:8 scale build-up models in the Die-Cast Club Garage, recreating the best and famous automotive and motorsport vehicles in history, many from film and television.
“We are very excited to have the opportunity to bring this amazing star car to our collectors, scale model builders and car fans around the world,” said Pierre Viala, Eaglemoss Managing Director. “The 1:8 scale is just perfect to show all the details of Eleanor with a quality never done before in a die-cast model!”
“Eleanor” is fitted with Ford’s small block racing engine, featuring aluminum heads up front, an aluminum cross-flowing radiator, a pair of 12-inch cooling fans, ceramic coated headers, a “Mass Flo” fuel injector system and a Concept 1 serpentine belt-drive system. Inside, this baby pumps out 535hp and the power is channeled to the rear wheels via a 4-speed with Go-Baby-Go Gear shift and nitro button.
“Eleanor and I are excited to join the DIE-CAST Club Garage Family… Love their attention to detail…. says Denice Halicki.
“Eleanor” 1:8 scale build-up will be available now on preorder in the U.S. starting early 2020, exactly 20 years since the movie debuted on the big screen. Fans, collectors, model builders and automotive enthusiasts are encouraged to visit www.diecastclub.com/eleanor/coming-soon today to register their interest, be among the first to be alerted to availability and be eligible for a risk-free introductory offer.
Gone in 60 Seconds is an American car action heist film starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall and Eleanor, released in 2000. The film was produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Denice Shakarian Halicki.
“Gone in 60 Seconds” and “Eleanor” Franchises are owned by Denice Shakarian Halicki. This includes the worldwide rights to the famous copyrighted star car character "Eleanor" from both the 2000 remake and the 1974 Gone in 60 Seconds. The Franchises, Halicki Films and Eleanor Licensing are operated by Ms. Halicki and business partner Michael Leone, the companies develop new entertainment products, motion pictures, and license and distribute worldwide merchandising products from Gone in 60 Seconds and "Eleanor" and the other Halicki Films: The Junkman, Deadline Auto Theft and Gone in 60 Seconds II, including the officially licensed Gone in 60 Seconds "Eleanor" 700 Horsepower 1967 Mustangs and other automotive-related products. For more information go to: www.gonein60seconds.com.
Die-Cast Club is a brand of Eaglemoss Limited, a publisher company with more than 30 years of experience creating successful global products. Die-Cast Club was born in 2013 to offer what every die-cast and motor enthusiast desires, quality models made with premier manufacturers and marketed by experts. Die-Cast Club models are focused on cars, motorcycles, airplanes and military vehicles of different scales, the most successful being the 1:8 build-up scale. Eaglemoss is the official licensee of the world's most renown automotive and entertainment companies, including Nissan, Marvel, Universal Studios, DC Comics, Wizarding World. BBC, Volkswagen, Warner Bros., Eleanor Licensing LLC and more.
For more information about Die-Cast Club products and up-coming releases visit: www.diecastclub.com.