Star Wars: Rogue One will feature all new aliens, but there are some familiar species making an appearance as well, most notably the Mon Calamari who we all remember due to Admiral Ackbar.Admiral Ackbar
Special effects artist Neal Scanlan, who worked on both The Force Awakens and Rogue One, recently revealed his creative team regularly use famous figures as inspiration for new characters.
This applies to one of the new characters Admiral Raddus, a member of the Mon Calamari. It has been revealed that the character has been based on former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Stay tuned for more Star Wars updates in the near future and be sure to check out Star Wars: Rogue One in cinemas on December 15.
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