First look of new LEGO R2-D2 model

Designers talk about working on the iconic Star Wars droid

Most of the LEGO videos out there are animations using existing mini-figures, but rarely do you see something that shows a discussion of creating a new set, so it was fun to see this video from LEGOClubTV about how they brought about their new R2-D2 model to life (not actual life, however). Take a look:

LEGO says the set will be available in May, at LEGO Stores and online.

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