Follow R2-D2 On His Adorable Search For Love In This Fan-Made Short Film
Apr 6, 2015
That's precisely the subject of Evan Atherton's short film "Artoo In Love." Atherton enlisted the help of the R2 Builders' Club, hardcore fans dedicated to creating screen-accurate replicas of Artoo, and some help from one of the effects artists working on the upcoming "Episode VII." "Star Wars Episode VII" comes out December 18, 2015.
R2-D2, also called "Artoo," is one of two robots prominently featured in George Lucas' "Star Wars" franchise. He has appeared in every episode of the mega-hit series and is a major character who is beloved by millions of fans. Even George Lucas himself said he's his favorite. While the adoration of fans is a wonderful thing, what happens when Artoo feels the need to fall in love with a nice girl?