Tag: R2-D2


by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2013
Toy Fair 2013 – Hasbro Star Wars Black Interview I had the privilege of speaking to Jeff L. the Hasbro Global Brand Director for Star Wars and discuss all things Star Wars BLACK!


by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2013
Yesterday, Hasbro’s new line of collector-targeted Star Wars figures, Star Wars Black, was announced on USAToday.com, which will include both traditional 3.75-inch action figures and a brand-new scale, 6-inch figures. Hasbro is excited to now share with you its official photography for the first 6-inch Star Wars Black figure, X-Wing Pilot Luke Skywalker. STAR WARS ®  BLACK SERIES…


by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2013
SWCW5PtNoReturn1-500x281.jpg R2-D2 and his team must stop a sabotaged Jedi cruiser from destroying a crucial Republic conference in “Point of No Return,” this Saturday on Star Wars: The Clone Wars   All is not right aboard a seemingly abandoned Jedi cruiser. Colonel Gascon and his droid team learn the ship is a death trap pointed towards…


by Daniel Pickett
December 27, 2012
GGrevised_new-yrSched2013-500x676.jpg Gentle Giant Ltd sent out a “Happy New Year” message to their fans that also included an updated schedule for their Q1 2013 releases:


by Daniel Pickett
December 7, 2012
SWCW5Droids1-500x281.jpg     This Saturday marks the last episode before the holidays for Star Wars: The Clone Wars. After a comet damages their shuttle, R2-D2, Colonel Gascon and the other droids crash on a desolate planet where they must make their way across a bewildering expanse of emptiness to carry out their mission in “A Sunny…


by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2012
CWSes5R2D2-500x281.jpg   This Saturday marks the beginning of a new story arc on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. R2-D2 is part of a team of Republic droids chosen for an important mission led by the diminutive Colonel Gascon (voiced by Stephen Stanton) to obtain an encryption module from a Separatist dreadnought. The droids must overcome numerous…


by Daniel Pickett
May 9, 2012
If you are anything like me you are a sucker for astromechs.  A few years back  Hasbro realized that there are lots of people like me and started making every possible astromech that appeared in the Star Wars Universe. Now they are taking that one step farther to accelerate the decimation of my wallet and…


by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2012
CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 27, 2012) – LEGOLAND® California’s Master Model Builders, Gary McIntire and Ryan Ziegelbauer, installed a new LEGO® model of a Jawa sandcrawler in LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland today as the family theme park prepares to reveal the expanded area to the public on March 29. The giant Jawa sandcrawler, featured in Star…


by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2012
New LEGO Exclusive w/Designer Video- R2D2 Lego confirmed today they will be launching an exclusive R2D2 model this May with a personal appearance and announcement tonight at Bricks by the Bay. Presenting the Ultimate Collector Series R2-D2™ – the best-loved droid in the Star Wars galaxy! Presenting the iconic R2-D2 as you’ve never seen him before! Everyone’s favorite droid from the…


by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2008