A Japanese airline painted this plane to look like Star Wars robot R2-D2

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Japanese airline ANA is introducing a custom designed R2-D2-inspired passenger jet to celebrate the launch of the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

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The movie is due out December 18th, however ANA's "Star Wars Project" will begin flying international routes this fall.

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While the interior of the passenger plane will be normal, the exterior of the 787-9 Dreamliner is decked out in a custom paint job from wings to tip.

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The second trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was released yesterday and the film is expected to gross millions of dollars when it finally hits theaters.

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The second trailer itself was so successful that it added $2 billion onto Disney's value in a single day.

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R2-D2 has a small cameo in the trailer but the robot will likely play a bigger role in the film.

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