'Close Encounters of the Third Kind': How Spielberg's sci-fi classic launched R2-D2's cameo career 40 years ago
Who knew that Steven Spielberg's little Easter egg would still be one of Hollywood's top inside jokes four decades later?
An R2-D2 droid that was used in several 'Star Wars' films has sold at auction for nearly $3 million
The late ‘Star Wars’ actor spoke with THR’s Scott Feinberg in 2004.
- Kevin Polowy
As if we could handle any more Star Wars madness today, we just caught wind of this: Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has partnered with The Walt Disney Company to design a 787 aircraft designed in the style of the series’ iconic droid, R2-D2. The high-flying promotion was unveiled today at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, CA.