Boba and Jango Fett made today’s Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.
Update 01/02/07: And be sure to check out the video already on YouTube!
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One critique hit the blogosphere early this morning, after spectators and television viewers noticed Fett alongside the Naboo float. (Update 01/02/07: Boba walked alongside Endor.)
…I find it something of a snub that the second Oklahoma float had a man with a jetpack, and they had a Jango Fett hiker with the Naboo palace float. Here’s what I think should’ve happened: there should’ve been a Kamino float, depicting the battle between Jango Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi. Then, the Jango actor leaps up with the jetpack and goes flying. Sounds simple, wouldn’t it?
For more, read the entire post (secretacademy.spaces.live.com).
According to the forum at TheDentedHelmet.com, the two fans — Daren “TK1068″ and Brian “Jango Fett 581,” respectively — were chosen, representing the Central California Garrison of the 501st.
My Fett So Far – 11/17/06 posts about the selection of Daren and Brian by Lucasfilm (TheDentedHelmet.com)