January 08 Issue

Impending Droid
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Impending Droid

Los Angeles—BB-8, the newest robot star in the Star Wars series, arrives at the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on December 14. The seventh installment has excited fans around the world and introduced a new generation to George Lucas’s fictional universe. The premiere, one of the biggest events Hollywood has seen in years, took place at three theaters and required a veritable empire of security guards, off-duty cops and at least one bomb-sniffing dog.
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