R2-D2 is in love, you guys — but before the “Star Wars” robot can lasso the moon for his new mailbox boo with a bow, he must win her over first.
In “Artoo in Love,” a short film uploaded to YouTube by user Evan Atherton, the droid tries a picnic, he offers flowers, he attempts sketching and even breaks out the wine — but the postal receptacle will not budge.
R2 defended his crush when some jerk tried to mail parcels, but even still, C-3PO’s BFF is eventually pushed out by a black version of himself. (That’s presumably an evil thing, not a race thing, by the way.)
Cue a ton of soul searching by the bot. That is, of course, presuming droids have souls.
Depressed, the alien creation rolls around aimlessly in a classic rom-com montage. The short has a happy ending though, when the tin can spots a pretty
In real movie news, “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens” rolls into theaters Dec. 18.
Watch the video above.