"The captain says you're a friend. I will not kill you."
With hours to go until Thursday previews begin for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Hot Toys has unveiled their 1/6th scale collectible figure of K-2SO (voiced by Alan Tudyk), the Rebel-owned Imperial enforcer droid. Based on reviews, K-2SO steals every scene it's in and could become as memorable a droid in the Star Wars universe as are HK-47, AZ-3, Chopper, C-3PO and R2-D2
"A reprogrammed Imperial security droid now loyal to the Alliance, K-2SO is an alarming sight standing within a secret Rebel base. The pragmatic droid is an effective insertion agent, as he can blend in perfectly at Imperial installations and outposts," reads the official description. "Now Hot Toys is very excited to introduce the widely anticipated 1/6th scale collectible figure of this new droid! Meticulously crafted based on the appearance of the droid in the new film, the highly accurate K-2SO collectible figure stands approximately 36cm tall and features a sophisticatedly constructed mechanical structure, LED light-up eyes with separate rolling eyeballs, a blaster pistol, a grenade, and a specially designed figure stand!"
Check out more images of Hot Toys' K-2SO figure in our gallery below.
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in U.S. theaters on December 16, 2016.