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Meet The New, Grumpy Droid Being Introduced In Star Wars Rebels [VIDEO]

TK-421 Why Aren't You At Your Post?

With a new Star Wars animated series on the way to Disney XD, we were bound to learn about a few new characters soon. We already know a baddie, the Imperial Inquisitor, now meet a good guy! “The design for Chopper (a.k.a. C1-10P) was inspired by early Ralph McQuarrie concept art for R2-D2, with significance placed on the arms that fold out of Chopper’s head,” write The Hollywood Reporter. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at his creation and find out if you like the cut of his jib.

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