Thursday, March 17, 2005

Show West, Las Vegas

George Lucas received an award at Show West in Las Vegas, accompanied by a large group of 501st stormtroopers, including Michael. Lucas visited the 501st dressing room and signed autographs, including one on R2-D2's inner panel. Michael also met Star Wars producer Rick McCallum. The 501st presented Lucas with an honorary membership plaque.

Saturday, March 5, 2005

Pink 5 Film Shoot

Michael filmed a scene as part of a group of stormtroopers confronting Stacy (Amy Earhart) in this popular fan film, directed by Trey Stokes. R2 will also appear as both R2-D2 and as a pink R5 unit named Dee Dee in this same film.

Thursday, March 3, 2005

Orange Commercial Shoot

This TV commercial shoot for a British cell phone provider was filmed at the Forum in LA. Michael's R2-D2 was alongside the Lucasfilm R2-D2. Michael got to see Anthony Daniels being outfitted into the C3pO costume, and Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca.