R2-D2 comes to the rescue with Hot Toys’ new Star Wars figure

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R2-D2 is back and better than ever as Hot Toys unveils its all-new 1/6th scale Star Wars figure. This iconic astromech will be released as part of their 20th anniversary attack of the clones collection. R2 will now feature a die-cast metal dome and a beautifully sculpted body. Its design is faithfully recreated and will include opening panels, an extendable central leg and numerous removable accessories. Rocket boosters, a tether, and a variety of tools can be attached to the R2, allowing fans to recreate some iconic Star Wars scenes. The LED lights are of course equipped with eight different sets of lights with lighting functions to capture a nice assortment of poses. R2-D2 will have about 10 pints of articulation, be 7.9 inches tall, and cost $270. It will come in a new Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary box and is slated for release April-June 2023. Pre-orders for R2-D2 are already live here, and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the companion C-3PO.

“A dependable and versatile astromech droid, R2-D2 served Padmé Amidala™ and Anakin Skywalker™, showing great bravery in rescuing his masters and their friends from many perils. A skilled ship mechanic and fighter pilot’s assistant, he has an unlikely but enduring talent friendship with the difficult protocol droid C-3PO™ Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Hot Toys is pleased to officially present a series of collectibles based on the film beacon for the fans!”

“The R2-D2 collectible figure is expertly crafted with a die-cast metal dome, a highly detailed mechanical construction body with opening panels and retractable center leg, weathered paint application, an array of accessories including a pair of rocket boosters, a tether to recreate the scene when R2-D2 repairs C-3PO, a collection of mechanical arms and removable tools, and specially designed commemorative packaging. Don’t miss the opportunity to pair R2-D2 with C-3PO in your amazing collection today!”

The R2-D2™ 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure includes features including:
– Authentic and detailed likeness of R2-D2 in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
– The meticulously crafted die-cast metal dome features a 360° horizontal rotation design
– Skillfully applied with realistic aging effects
– Screen-accurate mechanical construction with 10 points of articulation
– About 18 cm high
– Remote control LED light functions (8 sets of LED light points, battery operated)
– Remote-controlled sound effect function with 14 iconic R2-D2 sounds (battery operated)
– Special features including:
– One (1) pair of hinged tread legs
– One (1) articulated and retractable central leg
– One (1) extendable periscope
– Opening panels
– Special packaging design with Star Wars: Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary logo

Accessories:
– One (1) C-3PO mechanical head with LED light function (yellow light, battery operated)
– One (1) pair of rocket thrusters for flight mode with two (2) real thruster firing effects
– Thirteen (13) arm pieces (some equipped with magnetic function):
– One (1) tether
– One (1) life form scanner
– One (1) computer terminal arm
– Two (2) picking arms
– One (1) repair arm
– Two (2) utility and multi-function interface arms
– One (1) pair of computer interface arms
– One (1) utility arm
– One (1) utility saw
– One (1) universal computer interface arm
– One (1) infrared remote control for sound effects and LED light functions of R2-D2 (battery operated)
– One (1) specially designed figure stand

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