Regal Robot has let us know about an exciting new droid bust they have been working on. Starting today (July 13th) at noon eastern, Regal Robot’s newest life-sized prop replica bust will be available to order! Here is what they say:
We’ve faithfully recreated Mos Eisley droid CZ-3 using a scan of the original prop costume worn in Star Wars. Each bust is hand painted by our team with layers of aging and distressing for that classic lived-in look that the Star Wars galaxy is so famous for.
Whether you prefer the super-limited Signature Edition, which comes with unique weathering and a plaque signed by original sculptor from the film, Brian Muir, or our limited Numbered Edition with hand-numbered plaque and bust, we’re taking orders for both editions, Monday, July 13th, starting at 12pm EST.
NUMBERED EDITION – limited to 50 pieces. Both the bust and plaque will be hand numbered. Hand painted authentic Star Wars style distressing. https://regalrobot.com/shop/star-wars/starwars-busts-statues-collectibles/life-sized-cz-3-prop-replica-bust-numbered-edition/
SIGNATURE EDITION – limited to just 15 pieces. Includes a plaque signed by original prop sculptor Brian Muir. Both the bust and plaques will be hand numbered. Features authentic Star Wars style distressing and additional layers of desert weathering and simulated “grease drips” to match CZ-3’s Mos Eisley scene. https://regalrobot.com/shop/star-wars/starwars-busts-statues-collectibles/cz-3-bust-replica-signature-edition/
Orders are first come, first served and busts will be allocated based on the order which checkout is completed.
Both editions will be offered with our new 3 easy payments Payment Plan. See here for full details on that plan.
For this 1:1 prop recreation, we worked with a scan of the original droid™ costume to faithfully reproduce the wonderfully organic asymmetry in the costume’s mask, originally sculpted by legendary film sculptor, Brian Muir for Star Wars: A New Hope™. Each bust will be made in the U.S.A. and hand detailed by the FX artists in our New York studio.
We also posted a Q&A that I did with legendary sculptor Brian Muir, who sculpted CZ-3’s head for the films and signed the plaques for our signature edition bust. Brian’s work on countless films, creating sculptures large and small, is an inspiration to fans, creators and makers everywhere. In addition to CZ-3, Muir had a literal hand in the realization of iconic and enduring characters such as Darth Vader™, RA-7™ (aka Death Star Droid™), the armor worn by the Imperial Stormtroopers™ and even played a part in developing C-3PO™. I hope you enjoy our chat as much as I did!
Conversation with film sculptor, Brian Muir – https://regalrobot.com/news/brian-muir-star-wars-sculptor/