Eight R2-D2 models
Many heroes of the cult epic fantasy saga “Star Wars”, appearing about 40 years ago, became an integral part of pop culture. One of them is the charming astromech droid R2-D2. He appeared in all six films of the Star Wars saga without changes in appearance and manner of conversation. Nevertheless, there are at least 20 little-known facts about this favorite of admirers of the star saga.
1. The correct name of the robot does not sound like it is pronounced. Continue reading
Tony Dyson may not be as well known as George Lucas, but his contribution to Star Wars is simply impossible to overestimate. The visual effects specialist came up with eight different versions of the iconic R2-D2 character for George Lucas, and also designed robotics for companies such as Sony, Philips and Toshiba. He worked on special effects for the films “Superman 2”, “Moon Racer” and “Dragon Winner”. Recently, Tony Dyson is gone. In memory of him you decided to tell about this amazing person. Continue reading