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Jimmy Vee Will Be The New R2-D2 Actor For Star Wars: The Last Jedi

With the passing of Star Wars legend Kenny Baker, the question came to who would the new actor in the R2-D2 suit for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It has been officially announced that actor Jimmy Vee will be the new heart behind the beloved droid. We're thrilled to announce that #OhSoSmall actor @RealJimmyVee is […]

Sideshow Collectibles Unveils Life-Sized R2-D2 Figure

This one is for BIG fans of Star Wars. Sideshow Collectibles has unveiled their life-sized R2-D2 figure that is now available for pre-order. The true hero of the Star Wars franchise stands 48" tall (counting Millennium Falcon themed base) and 42" wide. He was sculpted by Pascual Wawoe and painted by Bernardo Esquivel. Now don't […]

Sideshow Collectibles SDCC Exclusives

Sideshow Collectibles have announced their SDCC Exclusives for 2016. First up is the R2-D2 Unpainted Prototype Sixth Scale figure, showing the little droid as he would be just rolling off the assembly line. The there are three new prints from Stanley 'Artgerm' Lau from the Gotham Sirens series. There is Poison Ivy, Catwoman and Harley Quinn. […]

The Geek Shopping Ninja Finds Three Odd Things In R2-D2 Form

Everywhere you look, everywhere you go, Star Wars is there. It's great for me, but a big problem for my wallet. While I was running errands the other day, I realized that things have started to get out of hand. Now, I'm not saying this because Star Wars merchandise is available everywhere. I'm saying this because an R2-D2 Humidifier exists…Thus began my […]

12 High Res Photos From Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Here we have a dozen high res images from Star Wars: The Force Awakens that have been released on-line. The images include classic charactrs Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Chewbaca (Peter Mayhew), C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) and R2-D2. We also have new comers Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), Poe Damaron (Oscar Isaac), Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), […]

Darth Vader #3 Sells For $15, And $90 For The 1:25 Variant

US stores have only just opened. But already Darth Vader #3 has sold at least five copies for $15 on eBay, with the 1:25 variant selling copies for $80. This may see a dip when copies actually are available to the wider market, but this is a massive jump in demand I haven't seen so quickly […]

R2-D2, JJ Abrams And Homer Simpson Cameo On HBO

Former Daily Show correspondent and fill-in anchor John Oliver got his own show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and he's been putting together some amazingly funny and poignant pieces. This one below has cameos galore including R2-D2, JJ Abrams and Homer Simpson and is a great way to get through a Monday. [youtube]http://youtu.be/l9qA8c-E_oA[/youtube]

Picture: JJ Abrams And R2-D2 In The Star Wars Episode VII "Workshop"

From the Bad Robot Twitter feed comes and image of JJ Abrams, R2-D2 and does it really matter who else? Even Kathleen Kennedy, stage right, isn't as exciting as a shiny R2 unit. The tweet says that this comes from the "workshop." Now, if I could identify these other individuals, I might have some idea […]