Trivia: The Ball-Droid in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is Based on R2-D2 Concept Art

Trivia: The Ball-Droid in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is Based on R2-D2 Concept Art

Here’s a fun bit of trivia regarding Star Wars: The Force Awakens: the tiny ball-droid who’s already stolen the hearts of every living soul on the Internet was apparently based on early concept art of another famous droid, R2-D2. Here’s an image of the two side by side, and while the sketch doesn’t look exactly like what’s in the trailer, this is how Star Wars artist Ralph McQuarrie once described his vision for R2 [via Slashfilm]:

“I think Artoo was just described…

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