C-3PO is fluent in six million languages, but rap is not one of them

I have no idea why this 1986 Star Tours promo video of C-3PO rapping (specifically, rapping terribly) has been coursing through the Interwebs today, but far be it from me to fail to inflict such pain share such a delight with you guys. Although in all fairness to the protocol droid, he's gotten better since then. » 7/01/13 7:40am 7/01/13 7:40am

Disney's Star Tours Gets A Reboot And Fett

The Star Wars Disney ride, which opened way back in 1987, is getting a tune up, including a whole host of new characters. Lucasfilm has been recording new footage for the ride that features, the Star Tours vehicle getting chased down by Boba Fett. C-3PO and R2-D2 will continue to host the ride, and will be joined by… » 5/07/09 9:30am 5/07/09 9:30am

Wall-E Was Inspired By the Sexual Frustrations of Pixar Nerds

Wall-E director Andrew Stanton told us that he didn't think about the robot Johnny 5 from Short Circuit when his team was designing the look and feel of Wall-E, which seems hard to believe. Instead, he says his inspirations came the from Luxo Jr. lamp in the Pixar logo, a pair of binoculars, R2D2, and the wacky little… » 2/27/08 8:40am 2/27/08 8:40am