‘Star Wars’: BB-8 Feeling A Bit Down As Porg-mania Sweeps The Nation

Star Wars Last JediEver since the release of the final trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, it seems as though seemingly everybody is all about the proverbial Porg hype train. Well, everybody except for BB-8

The small and adorable Ahch-To dwelling creatures are looking to dominate the marketing and advertising for the next chapter in the Star Wars saga much like BB-8 was seemingly the face for the promotion for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

However, it looks like BB-8 is feeling a bit down being left in the shadow of the attention the Porgs are garnering on social media as evident on a recent sketch on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert which showcases just how the astromech droid is handling the newfound craze for the Porgs. You can check out the sketch below.

The film stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran, Lupita Nyong’o, and Andy Serkis. Here’s the official synopsis:

In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters December 15, 2017. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the Star Wars franchise as we learn it.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi Daisy Ridley ReyWhen credits rolled on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, people began to wonder as to what the sequel was going to be about. The end of the movie left a lot of questions in the air that need to be answered. Who are Rey’s parents? What exactly was Luke doing on that planet? Where does the galaxy go from here on out? The thing guaranteed is that Star Wars was finally back and here to stay. Eventually the sequel was announced as being named The Last Jedi.

As the film’s release date draws closer, more information about the next installment in the Skywalker saga is being revealed. The war between The Resistance and The First Order is heating up and Luke Skywalker and his former and new apprentices are at the center of the conflict. This leaves a lot of the finer details that need to be filled and covered here.

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Michael Vassallo

Michael Vassallo

A freelance journalist since 2015 based out of Central Florida. Michael is a collector of vinyl records, comic books, a coffeephile and an overall nerd....