Early 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Concept Art Reveals Colorful Porgs

The breakout stars of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the porgs, almost had a very different appearance.

The porgs in The Last Jedi resemble birds which earthlings might be able to deem simply birds existing in the a galaxy far, far away. Their feathers (or fur) is merely a combination of brown and white designs, with big black eyes for a truly cute effect. However, they almost had a much more exotic appearance according to newly released concepts of the creatures.

Originally released by Yahoo, the photo below shows porgs with green, yellow, blue, ready, and zebra-stripe color combinations as they were being developed for their Last Jedi debut.

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The porgs did not have the exotic, alien looks featured above, the cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi had some interesting reactions to the creatures, nonetheless.

“I just remember doing some stuff and seeing a lot of porgs around,” Finn actor John Boyega told EW. “And they are interesting, but for me, I had a love/hate relationship with them. They’re very, very cute, but when you put them in a bunch, in holes, on the Millennium Falcon, that’s when they start to become really, really freaky.”

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“They’ve got real big eyes, all bunched together,” Boyega said, which might only emphasize their cuteness for some fans.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now playing in theaters.