R2-D2 Confirmed For Episode VII

R2-D2 is back!

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Just a few days ago we posted a twitter pic of JJ Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy at their workshop with R2-D2. We thought that it was odd to see the droid with them and just assumed that he would make an appearance in the new movie. I mean, he’s been in all 6 of the movies so it would be strange to not see him carry on with the new group of heroes. But today on StarWars.com, it has been confirmed that he will be joining the cast, the first of the original cast to be confirmed for the next movie.


This is the first behind the scene picture for Episode VII.

“It all started when Kathleen Kennedy toured the R2-D2 Builders area at Celebration Europe this past summer in Germany,” says Steeples, who finished his first R2-D2 in 2007, after 10 years of collecting parts and researching. “She…

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