Ali and the crew from the LEGO Labs YouTube channel was present during the unveiling of the LEGO Creator Expert James Bond Aston Martin DB5 (10262) set at LEGO’s very special, flagship store in Leicester Squre, London. The LEGO Store in London was particularly busy during the past few days, putting on display several James Bond memorabilia in line with its grand reveal earlier today. The star of the show is, however, is the next LEGO Creator Expert set that most fans waited in line since 5AM. And to make this unveiling event more special, superstar actress Naomie Harris was also around to introduce the LEGO James Bond Aston Martin DB5 (10262).
Naomie Harris is best known for her roles as the modern day counterpart of Miss Moneypenny in the more recent Bond films such as Skyfall and Spectre. Her presence during the set’s reveal were a welcome treat to all the LEGO and James Bond fans who waitied in line for almost 5 hours before the LEGO Creator Expert James Bond Aston Martin DB5 (10262) set was unveiled. Watch the video below.
After the unveiling event, LEGO VIP members who opted to purchase the set right off the store were also given the opportunity to meet the lead designer behind the James Bond Martin DB5 (10262), Michael Psiaki. Michael is also the designer responsible for other excellent LEGO Creator Expert sets such as the Volkswagen Beetle (10252), Downtown Diner (10260) and Carousel (10257). He is joined by Aston Martin’s Creative Director of Exterior Design, Miles Nurnberger, where both he and Michael hanged around at the LEGO Store in Leicester Square until 1PM for some box signing and photo ops.
Fans and LEGO VIP members who were not around during this launching event may likewise have the opportunity to purchase this posh, brick-built version of the Aston Martin DB5 (10262) over at shop.LEGO.com before its general public release on August 1.