Star Wars recreated with Peeps
To say that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a cultural phenomenon would be a bit of an understatement. After only 12 days in theaters, it’s made more than a billion dollars worldwide and broken just about every box office record you can think of. At this rate, it’ll still be topping the box office by the time Easter rolls around. Which is why when it came time for Peeps — yes, the sugary, fluffy marshmallows — to pay tribute to the biggest moments of 2015, they decided to travel to a galaxy far, far away and recreate a Star Wars scene.
While not all of Peeps’ year-end list focused on movies, they also paid tribute to Back to the Future Day (complete with miniature marshmallow Marty McFly) and the inescapable success of Minions, seen below. (They actually make Minion-shaped Peeps, which you can buy, if you are so inclined.)
Back in 2014, writer/director Adam Rifkin optioned the movie rights to Peeps, planning to make an animated movie centering on the marshmallow aficionados who create elaborate dioramas and scenes. (Although we came up with a few plot ideas of our own, including Peepless in Seattle and Save the Last Peep.) Although we haven’t heard anything about the movie since then, if it eventually gets off the ground, it may benefit from at least one lightsaber battle.