Published On: Sat, Sep 5th, 2015

‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’: Sarco Plank identified as Jakku scavenger

Force Friday was the huge unveiling of Star Wars goodies, toys, collectibles and more which will certainly continues to fuel the hype machine for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. One of the creatures is Sarco Plank, an alien on Jakku where Rey and Finn have been seen in action.

Sarco Plank appears to be an alien scavengers on the planet Jakku and the art on the action figure package matches those action figures of Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Finn (John Boyega).

star wars force awakens-sarco plank-figureSlash Film had a keen eye and noted that “Back when Vanity Fair did a whole spread on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, one of the images was a stage shot of J.J. Abrams directing a scene with Rey on her speeder next to a small market tent of some sort. And if you looked carefully at one of the background characters, you saw Sarco Plank.”

In fact, the new description states that the character is “A scavenger and trader who scours frontier worlds for riches, Sarco Plank must wear a specialized mask that keeps his native atmosphere circulating through his alien lungs.”

Check out that photo below via Slash.

The highly anticipated new Star Wars film see the return of Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker, all set to reprise their roles from the first trilogy.

Joining Ridley and Boyega are Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o and Andy Serkis.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens nationwide on December 18th

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  1. Eddie says:

    Sarko Plank is a main character in the new book “Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure”.
    It takes place between episode IV and V. Luke goes to the planet Devaron. He fights Sarko, who is armed with an electrostaff.

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