I'm pretty sure this scene was in the concept art.
Well now I'm honestly wondering if this is the Porg that Chewie was 'enjoying'. Waste not, want not.
I heard this scene was out there, interesting to finally see it. You should post this in /r/starwarsgifs too
The team for the film probably needed this.
They knew they were forced to create those just to sell stupid plushies, probably had to create dozen after dozen of creatures that were turned down for not being marketable enough, and were forced to settle on something no one was happy with...
Such an environment would probably create tons of hate/discontent/similar that really needed to be vented off.
I was waiting for that to happen in the film, then the thing flew away :(
How'd they get the penguins in real life to do that though?
Not safe for work? Wtf?. Morning commute I saw two animals obliterated