BB-Art: Star Wars actors design their own BB-8s
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BB-Art: Star Wars actors design their own BB-8s

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[MUSIC] Flat canvases are boring. From now on, all painting should ideally be rendered on a blank BB8. The BB8 Great Exhibition in London is auctioning off these celebrity designed droids to raise money for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital. Dreamed up by British artists and the cast of Star Wars while episode eight is being shot In the UK's Pinewood Studios, these astromechs are decorated to reflect the very best of Britishness. Let's have a look at my favorites [MUSIC] I'm a little teapot, short and stout. Here's my handle, here's my spot. Artist Mark Leary, AKA ASYLUMseventy7 [MUSIC] Has gone for a Union flag pallet upon this similarly spherical beauty. Star Wars actor Warwick Davis has dedicated his droid to the Queen as Her Majesty celebrates her 90th birthday. Rolling on nicely to this queens guard design by Daisy Ridley, the actress who plays Rey in the new trilogy. He says the hairy hatted henchmen seems to provide a kind of ever-present comfort to Londoners. Simon Peg demonstrates that Beetle mania is as strong as than ever with his Paul McCartney BB-8. We hear the Mos Eisley Cantina Band is looking for a bassist. Mark Hamill is clearly loving his time filming in Buckinghamshire's Pinewood Studios, turning his BB-8 into a ball-shaped clapperboard. No, it's not Tom Hanks's shipwrecked friend Wilson. John Boyega has turned his BB-8 into a bloated version of his bloodied Stormtrooper costume. Him. Lastly, C3PO actor Anthony Daniels reminds us which droid is really in charge. Giving his BB unit a gold plated upgrade. Presumably, this gilded protocol ball is also fluent in over 6 million forms of communication. [BLANK_AUDIO]

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