SNL\’s Bobby Moynihan Built the R2-D2 in Saturday\’s \’Marvel Star Wars\’ Trailer


SNL Marvel's Star WarsIf you watched Chris Pratt host Saturday Night Live this weekend, then chances are you saw the hilarious trailer poking fun at how Marvel just can’t lose wen it comes to movies. The last movie in the trailer is Marvel’s Star Wars and features a really good R2-D2:

SNL announced via Twitter that not only did the Artoo belong to Bobby Moynihan, but he built it himself:

Fun Fact: The R2D2 in Marvel Trailer not only came from @bibbymoynihan's apartment, but he built it himself. #SNL

— Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) September 29, 2014

Building R2 units has become something of a big hobby among fans. In fact some R2 builders in the UK were selected by Lucasfilm to produce the official R2-D2s for Episode VII.