NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A local tribute has popped up for the latest adorable new character in the Star Wars universe.Worker Hurt In Wild Brawl At Brooklyn Pizza Shop; 'Like A Looney Tunes Cartoon,' Witness Says
“Baby Yoda” is a new character in the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian.” While the show’s writers have not confirmed the alien infant is Yoda – in subtitles and credits, he simply referred to as “The Child” – he appears to be a being of the same species as the old Jedi teacher, and fans adopted the moniker shortly after the show’s debut.
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I love this picture!!! Thank you so much to the amazing @b3rky for your talent and professionalism!!! You’re family now Bro!!! Utmost respect ✊🏿 I can’t wait to see the final productions!!🤗🤗🤗 photo courtesy of @b3rkyREAD MORE: Jones Beach Lifeguard Bitten In Water; No Shark Spotted, But Patrols Intensify On Long Island
Power said he chose to paint “Baby Yoda” because he’s a fan of Star Wars and wanted to create something to make the neighborhood kids happy.
For anyone looking to grab a selfie in front of the mural, it will only be up until Feb. 1.MORE NEWS: New York City Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Sept. 13 Or Face Weekly Testing, Mayor De Blasio Says
For more on artist Will Power, check out his Instagram at @theartofwillpower.