Holy Crap, Here’s A Real-Life Working Model Of BB-8, The New Droid From ‘Star Wars’

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted, it rolled out a droid that was basically a soccer ball with a droid head on top. It’s obviously CGI because how was that possible? Well, we still don’t know, but at Star Wars Celebration, they brought him on stage… and he’s a practical effect.

Seriously, look at this!

Here’s a rear view. They literally brought BB-8 out on the stage and had him roll around. Look at the head in particular:

All we can say is: Holy crap.