It'll be interesting who buys it. I'd be pretty sure the design is still
owned by the studio/distributor, so there'd be possible problems for
anyone buying the robot and then using it in a commercial way on a Web
site or whatever. This is/was the case with Robby from Forbidden Planet.
The owner of the original robot does not have exploitation rights to its
This is one for a rich Microsoftie or an ILM higher-up, someone who
could afford the robot just for the sake of having it.
Yep - too rich for my bank account !
For those interested, here's a link to a fellow that built his own J-5 reproduction and even shows how some parts are made.
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