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Here's who will be playing R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Scotsman Jimmy Vee inherits the iconic R2-D2 role the late Kenny Baker made so famous.

Comrades, colleagues and Star Wars cast members celebrate the life of Kenny Baker
Aug 15, 2016

Read this long list of heartfelt goodbyes to one of the sci-fi community's best-loved stars.

Star Wars actor Kenny Baker, the man who brought R2-D2 to life, has died
Aug 13, 2016

The world — and a galaxy far, far away — have both lost a legend.