Warning. Major spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi
The Last Jedi was full of surprises, from shocking deaths to interesting character developments, not all of which went over well with fans. One nice surprise, however, was the return of Yoda
, who appeared as a force ghost to Luke before seemingly burning the sacred Jedi texts.
Those familiar with the series will know that Yoda was first seen as a puppet in the Original Trilogy but was later created with CGI
for the prequel films. Neal Scanlon, The Last Jedi’s creature creative supervisor, knew which look was the most iconic and wanted to make it apart of the film.
Speaking to Nerdist, Scanlon revealed the creative process behind bringing Yoda back to the screen:
“To know that we were going to have Yoda, we just said, ‘Look we need to go back and look at The Empire Strikes Back,