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How Phoebe Waller-Bridge's 'Solo' Droid is Unlike Any Robot in 'Star Wars' History

How Phoebe Waller-Bridge's 'Solo' Droid is Unlike Any Robot in 'Star Wars' History
From Slashfilm - February 9, 2018

Time for moreSolo news! As this week chock-full ofSolo details comes to a close, its time to learn a little about Phoebe Waller-Bridges droid character, L3-37.

This week was a cornucopia ofSolo: A Star Wars Story riches. Lets recap!

Now that were all caught up, heres something new!Entertainment Weekly has some new details onPhoebe Waller-Bridges new droid character, L3-37. Unlike most other droids in theStar Wars universe, L3-37 is self-made. Shes constructed herself over the years, constantly changing and rearranging her various parts to become the droid she is when we meet her inSolo.

Shes a self-modified droid, says co-writer Jon Kasdan. The idea is that shes sort of a mutt, if you will, of various parts of different kinds of droids who has improved upon herself.

As theSolo trailer hinted, L3-37 has a working relationship with Donald Glovers Lando. [I]ts very sophisticated and informed by years of working together, says co-writer Lawrence Kasdan. Kasdan goes on to say:

Phoebe, herself, is hilarious. The effect that she will appear in is amazing, but she comes through very strongly even with this astounding [CGI], both her humor and her physicality. If you meet Phoebe, shes one of these people you just fall in love with immediately.

Director Ron Howard echoes the hilarious compliment, saying: Shes capable of some pretty interesting conversations. And Phoebe is hilarious and brilliant and really helped bring that character to life in ways that are funny and surprising.

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