R2D2Reel 2 Dialogue 2 (editor's code for cans of film on American Graffiti, from which George Lucas got the name for the Star Wars robot)
R2D2Star Wars Droid Model
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Kenny Baker, the man inside R2D2 in the Star Wars films, said: "I'm here for the weekend and I enjoy meeting the fans.
But John's R2D2 is set to be the centre of attention.
The 70-year-old, who stands 3ft 8 in tall and who has played R2D2 in five Star Wars movies and will appear in the final film Revenge of the Sith, was found to be over the drink drive limit.
QUOTE OF THE DAY 'I'd rather see R2D2 in a Celtic shirt than Samaras.
The six-wheeled machine, a cross between a dodgem car and R2D2 from Star Wars, is designed to patrol factories and airports.
Famous fictional robots include the Star Wars duo R2D2 and C3P0 as well as Star Trek's Commander Data
Lucas's visual effects firm Industrial Light and Magic will convert the adventures of Darth Vader and R2D2 into 3D.
Enthusiasts and families alike will meet actors from Star Wars - including R2D2 -as well as costume characters.
And an R2D2 droid which plays DVDs, computer games, CDs and music downloads will go on sale priced at around pounds 2,000.
1Projected costIf R2D2 hadn't been equipped with a projector, Luke Skywalker would never have been anything other than a moisture farmer on Tatooine.
Standing head and shoulders above everything else is this childhood dream, a remote control waist high R2D2.