Disney not only surprised us with an unexpected trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi this week, but they also released an episode of The Star Wars Show including the first gameplay footage of Kylo Ren in Star Wars: Battlefront II and a long, elucidating interview Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. She revealed they are currently planning the next ten years of Star Wars projects, but, more importantly, she revealed something new about the porgs. The porgs we saw in a previous trailer were adult porgs. We’ll also be seeing baby porgs in The Last Jedi. Baby. Porgs. Y’all.
While speaking about how impressed she is with The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson’s adeptness at melding the old — or “legacy,” as Lucasfilm prefers to say — characters with the new ones, Kennedy made an aside about one of the new characters, the porgs.
“There’s a brief little moment in The Last Jedi where there’s a porg, and then there’s a little baby porg next to the porg. […] It doesn’t get better than that, a baby porg.”
The relevant quote is around 3:15 into the show:
They’re leaning heavy into the porg cuteness (not that we’re complaining), as evidenced by some new official one sheets that are positively swimming with porgs whenever the character deserves porgs.
These porgs are totally impressed by Rey.
Chewbacca is a porg magnet.
No porgs for you, First Order.