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[31 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney XD Introduces Fans to Chopper, the Latest Character Reveal for ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Series

Star Wars Rebels doesn’t debut until this fall, but fans got a sneak peek at one of the droids from the series.
His name: Chopper.
Chopper is described as a lazy, cranky (but goodhearted) astromech droid.
“If Artoo is the family dog,” said Dave Filoni, executive producer of the show, “Chopper is the cat.”
The droid is a crew member of the Ghost and his job is to keep the starship running for the band of heroes.
Chopper’s design was inspired by Ralph McQuarrie’s early concept art for R2-D2, including the arms that fold out …

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[7 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Dwight Howard Visits Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Yesterday, Dwight Howard, All-Star center for Orlando Magic, stopped by Disney’s Hollywood Studios and happily posed for pictures with the lovable Chewbacca.
The first NBA player in history to win the “NBA Defensive Player of the Year” award three times in a row, Howard rocked the R2-D2 mouse ears and even tried to impersonate Chewbacca’s famous “voice.”
The picture was taken in front of the soon to open Star Tours attraction, which debuts May 20.
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