Even their name is cute. Porgs — teensy, tiny, and be-feathered — are the latest creature to enter the sprawling sci-fi “Star Wars
” universe, though we can only hope they prove to be as charming as Bb-8, and less like Jar Jar Binks. Inspired by the real-life inhabitants of a crucial location from this year’s upcoming “Star Wars: The Last Jedi
,” the new animals instantly captured hearts after being introduced with not much in the way of fanfare.
Lovingly created by “The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson
himself, the months since they were first introduced to the Star Wars
faithful have only increased demand to know still more about the screaming sea birds and their place in the mythos.
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Who are the porgs? Where do they come from? What do they want? And what