Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is only a matter of months away, and – thanks to a massively exciting merch announcement ahead of next week’s Triple Force Friday, we now know a couple of new characters who will pop up in the movie.
A YouTube live stream on Thursday, September 26, saw the actors starring in the film discover the all-new toy versions of themselves, which included a first look at Keri Russell;s
But it was the shiny new Lego and Hasbro that unveiled two characters we had heard about yet: aliens Boolio and Babu Frik. Wait and watches for Babu Frik, he was an accessory attached to the Hasbro Black Series C-3PO figure and is a droid-builder.
Judging by Anthony’s reaction in the Force Friday preview video, we might just have a new duo on our hands. Naturally, we’ll have to wait for Lucasfilm to confirm who these two aliens really are, which might not actually happen until the movie comes out, but we’ll take what we can get for now.
Newest editions to the bunchThe characters that are aliens by the names of Boolio and Babu Frik, will each be appearing in Star Wars.
The Rise of Skywalker Boogie was revealed as part of the new Lego Millennium Falcon set and Babu Frikwas revealed as an accessory with the C-3PO Hasbro Black Series. Out of the box fan theoriesThere’s certainly no shortage of Star Wars fan theories, with each of them ranging somewhere between genuinely thought-provoking to very ridiculous.
We’ve decided to explore the former. With the latest trailer for The Rise of Skywalker sending the internet into a frenzy about Rey’s future, now is an as good time as any to look at some of the more fascinating theories and examine their likelihood.
Only time will tell if they come true. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is set to release as of Thursday, December 19 in the UK and Friday, December 20 in the US.