Mattel to release “Ken and Barbie Dolls” as “Caspian and Ramandu’s Daughter!” Spy “Sid Phillips” just sent us an exclusive report, informing us that toy giant Mattel has announced that the popular toy couple, Ken and Barbie will be slated to have a tie-in with another popular couple, Caspian and Ramandu’s Daughter!
This is not the first time Ken and Barbie have portrayed a popular movie, or book couple. For the 25th anniversary of Star Trek, they took on the rolls of Captain James T. Kirk and ( an oddly Blue-eyed blonde) Lt. Uhurha. In 2003, Barbie dawned elf ears to play Arwen to Ken’s Arargorn for Peter Jackson’s, Oscar winning epic The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, based on the classic fantasy book by JRR Tolkien. In 2006, Ken became the Last Son of Krypton for Superman Returns, with Barbie as his Lois Lane. Most recently, they were seen as the big teen-dream romance Edward Cullen and Bella Swan from Twilight. Other couples they’ve portrayed have included Romeo & Juliet and King Arthur and Guinevere.
The toys are expected in stores sometime around Thanksgiving to coincide not only with the release of the film, but the Christmas gift giving season. Industry insiders are expecting the Caspian & Ramandu’s Daughter Barbie dolls to be a big hit and are sure to find a welcome space along side the other classic couples on many toy collectors shelves.
The toys also come with a special added feature, namely…