“Pint-Sized” Darth Vader Unmasked
Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 9:22 AM
He’s never seen any of the “Star Wars” movies because he’s too young—and they’re too scary. But that didn’t stop six-year-old Max Page from donning a mask and playing a “pint-sized” Darth Vader in one of the Super Bowl’s most popular commercials. The New York Daily News says 110 million people saw the Volkswagen spot during the big game, and another 18 million or so have watched Page do his thing on YouTube. The Daily News says Page even got to meet James Earl Jones, the real Darth Vader, yesterday. UPDATE: The Daily News updated its online edition to include the Big Darth/Little Darth photo.
Here’s young Darth meeting old Darth:
The Darth Vader Volkswagen commercial:
Max was on the “Today Show” yesterday, with his mom:
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