In the eyes of some fans, The Last Jedi's
The creatures debuted in a behind-the-scenes reel last summer at D23 and immediately caught attention all over social media. Despite the love the creatures have received in the months since their debut, Scanlan has warmer feelings for another one of the film's creatures.
"I still like, what I call, the 'sea sow' [thala-sirens]. I like that scene just because I think it's a great moment in the film," Scanlan confessed. "With Luke and with Rey and the whole thing. We
Actually shooting on location resulted in some unexpected complications, which ultimately resulted in the
“(We) had gone to shoot this sequence on Skellig Michael, which is the real island location that stands in for Ahch-To, and that island is covered in puffins," designer Jake Lunt Davies told StarWars.com. “It’s a wildlife preserve and everywhere you look there are hundreds of birds dotted around the landscape."
The abundance of the birds caused the production team to improvise.
“You physically can’t get rid of them, and digitally removing them is an issue and a lot of work, so let’s just roll with it, play with it," Davies pointed out. "And so I think [writer/director Rian Johnson] thought, Well, that’s great, let’s have our own indigenous species.'"
You can grab your copy of The Last Jedi on Digital HD on March 13th and on Blu-ray March 27th.
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