Pablo Hidalgo gives details on The Last Jedi’s cutest creatures
Not sure what elese to type. These things are just plan cute:
— Star Wars (@starwars) July 20, 2017
As you remember, way back on April 26, MSW’s Jason Ward–with the help of Sketch Wars’ Lumberjack Nick–featured the first preview of Star Wars newest stocking-stuffer. In fact, over the past few months, MakingStarWars.net featured four stories about the space birds:
December 21, 2016
Rumors! Star Wars: Episode VIII and the protectors of Ahch-To
April 19, 2017
The birds of Ahch-To named and a non-blood family “Reyunion” in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
April 26, 2017
Our first look sketch of porgs from Star Wars: The Last Jedi
July 7, 2017
Our sketch of Artoo’s new hat in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
But fans are not yet convinced that the cuteness is consistent.
— Kim (@kikacol) July 15, 2017
However, even Hidalgo’s description is adorable.
Porgs are native to Ahch-To, and can be found dwelling along the cliffs of the island where Luke and Rey are. In many ways, they’re the Star Wars version of puffins. They build nests. They can fly. Their babies are called porglets.
Porglets!? May the Force be with us…
Be sure to keep it here on MSW for all the latest from SDCC… JB