When you’re this big, they call you R2: The real star of STAR WARS

“Reel 2, Dialogue 2.” I read that Walter Murch had a system of abbreviations for recording these things, and when reading “R, 2; D, 2” aloud, George Lucas, reading or scribbling in the back of the editing room, glanced up and said, “What a wonderful name!”, and jotted it down. I never liked R2-D2 aesthetically; …