‘Life-Size’ X-Wing Starfighter, World’s Biggest Lego Model, Lands in New York

Lego, Disney Keep Using the Force for Profits
The world's largest LEGO model is on display at Times Square in New York, May 23 Photograph by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images

Star Wars saved Lego. Star Wars almost killed Lego. Both statements are equally true, and the Danish toymaker provided a perfect moment to contemplate this paradox earlier today in a muggy Times Square, when it unveiled the world’s largest ever Lego model: a 5.3 million-brick, “life-size” X-Wing Starfighter.

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