Every kid in the ’70s wanted their own R2-D2 after Star Wars appeared on the big screens, while every kid in the ’90s was obsessed with keeping the Tamagotchis in their pockets alive. And now, in 2021, these worlds are colliding. Disney and toymaker Bandai have teamed up to release new Star Wars R2-D2 Tamagotchis,Continue reading “Star Wars R2-D2 Tamagotchis”
Today, the LEGO Group revealed a new product for the ultimate Star Wars fan collection: the LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 construction set, launched to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lucasfilm. The galaxy’s most lovable droid can now be recreated in stunning detail with this 2,314 piece set, the most feature-packed LEGO brick version of R2-D2Continue reading “LEGO Announces New Star Wars R2-D2 Set”
This special series of Star Wars Pops! is based on the character concept art by the famed Ralph McQuarrie. McQuarrie was the conceptual designer and illustrator on the original Star Wars trilogy. His concept paintings were instrumental in helping George Lucas win approval from 20th Century Fox to fund his Star Wars project. Funko willContinue reading “Funko Star Wars Concept Series Pops!”
Professor Hubert Zitt, who is known for his fascinating lectures on Star Wars, Star Trek and other science fiction, saw the perfect opportunity to put his distinctive mark on the university where he works. Zitt, along with his father-in-law and several helpful students, transformed the Zweibrücken Observatory of the Natural Science Association into a giantContinue reading “German Observatory Transformed Into A Giant R2-D2”
The Bad Robot production company tweeted a fantastic production photo for Star Wars: Episode VII of director J.J. Abrams and R2- D2 hanging out with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy at the workshop. Star Wars: Episode VII is scheduled to be released on December 18, 2015.