Happy New Year! Time to get back on the blog train after a brief holiday break. In this article I wanted to call some attention to the already underway auctions and those slated to start this month by auction house VIP Fan Auctions. Those not familiar with VIP Fan Auctions they sell studio direct items via their eBay store, all auctions are auction style I have yet to see a buy it now. Auctions held by this company are primarily no reserve auctions and the certificates of authenticity are studio authorized. Each auction lot listed by VIP Fan Auctions are open for bidding over several days, typically 1 week then they will list a new set of items from the particular production.
That being all stated below are the auctions starting late December and in the month of January including a link to the eBay page for VIP Fan Auctions.
- Second Act starring Jennifer Lopez. This auction started on December 21st 2019 and is currently in progress for the next several weeks.
About Second Act: Value Shop assistant manager Maya Vargas wants only one thing for her 43rd birthday — a promotion. While her résumé may not scream upper management, her track record certainly does. Vargas is an innovator who listens to her customers and delivers results. When she loses the job to a college-educated candidate, Maya sets out to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts — and it’s never too late for a second act.
- Mile 22 starring Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan and Directed by Peter Berg. The auction started on December 28th and will run through Febuary 8th 2019.
About Mile 22: CIA operative James Silva leads a small but lethal paramilitary team on an urgent and dangerous mission. They must transport a foreign intelligence asset from an American embassy in Southeast Asia to an airfield for extraction — a distance of 22 miles. Silva and the soldiers soon find themselves in a race against time as the city’s military, police and street gangs close in to reclaim the asset.
- LA to Vegas starring Dylan McDermott. The auction of items from this Fox television show begins on Tuesday January 15th 2019.
About LA to Vegas: Jackpot Airlines is a budget carrier whose junket flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back is filled with dreamers hoping to finally make that big score. Long-suffering flight attendant Ronnie holds things together in the cabin, managing the revolving door of bachelor parties and 21st birthdays, and developing a location-based relationship with Colin, an economics professor who is a frequent passenger on her flights. Theirs isn’t the only relationship fostered by proximity. Together, with the rest of the crew and regulars, they are part of an unconventional family from Friday to Sunday, whether they like it or not.
- The Strain starring Corey Stoll and David Bradley. The auction of items from this hit FX series begins on Friday January 18th 2019.
About The Strain: Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the CDC’s New York-based Canary Project, is called upon to investigate when an airplane lands with everybody on board dead. What his team discovers is a viral outbreak that has similarities to an ancient strain of vampirism. As the virus begins to spread, Goodweather works with his team and a group of the city’s residents to wage a war that could hold humanity’s fate in its hand. The show’s executive producers include Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse.
- The Last Man on Earth starring Will Forte and Kristen Schaal. The auction of items from the Fox show begins on Tuesday January 22nd 2019.
About The Last Man on Earth: In 2022, a cataclysm strikes Earth, seemingly wiping out the population save for former family man and bank employee Phil Miller. Sad and very lonely, Phil travels the United States, Canada and Mexico in his RV searching for other survivors. Striving to hold onto hope that there is at least one other living person, he tries to make the best of circumstances until his path finally crosses with that hoped-for other survivor — and all becomes more comforting that the person happens to be a woman. As more survivors turn up, complications arise and Phil finds it difficult to co-exist with others again.