Friday, 12 January 2018
EPISODE VIII: GOING EYE-TO-EYE!
Our lovable Resistance droid BB-8 squares up to his First Order counterpart in BB-9E, for a great toy marketing image. Though we had seen Astro Droids fight in The Clone Wars animated series first season of 2008, the chance for a big screen, live-action conflict between this unique duo for The Last Jedi was, surprisingly, an option not taken by the film's production team. A shame, as it would surely have been a crowd-pleasing extra moment...
At least there was some special footage for this Verizon ad: