R2-D2 – R2 Series Astromech Droid
“These aren’t the droids you are looking for“
―Obi Wan Kenobi
Manufactured by Industrial Automaton according to the fictional fan favorite world of Star Wars. R2 is a major character that has appeared in every Star Wars film to date. R2-D2 was originally played by the late English actor Kenny Baker in the original three films. R2-D2’s unique sound was created by famed sound designer Ben Burtt and was designed from artwork by Ralph McQuarrie, co-developed by John Stears and built by Tony Dyson.
R2 will be available for view Friday – Sunday March 24-26 at the Austin Auto Show!
R2 will be available for photos and interaction with with his fans during the following times:
Saturday March 25th, 2017 – 10am-4pm
Sunday March 26th, 2017 11am-5pm
This R2 unit was featured in an official “May the 4th” video!