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Neverending Story Ideas project removed from review

LEGO is usually the one issuing takedown notices but in an unusual turn of events it has been asked to remove The Neverending Story project from the Ideas platform and from the third 2022 review.

A statement on the LEGO Ideas blog states that "We have, unfortunately, had to remove one submission due to a copyright takedown request from the licence holder, meaning 35 submissions move into review.".

It seems that there's been a dispute over who owns the merchandising rights to the franchise in the past, with a German court ruling in favour of the book's author Michael Ende’s estate a couple of years ago. There appears to be a bidding war between several film studios interested in a remake of the classic children's film at the moment, which I suspect may have contributed to this state of affairs.

Are you disappointed that the model will not now get a chance to be made into a set?

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