Babu Frik is a famous character in the Star Wars Universe. He is an Anzellan male who in both wars between the First Order and the Resistance. His job for surviving is as droids with the Spice Runners of Kijiji. He’s known for his ability to reprogram any droid.
Babu Frik made his debut in the Star Wars universe in the 2019 film Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker. He was first shown on the official Star Wars Youtube Triple Force Friday Global Reveal Livestream on September 26th, 2019.
Babu is voiced by British actress Shirley Henderson. She has been in several movies and television shows like Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Okja. Although Babu speaks in Anzellan and there are no subtitles, it’s easy to know what he is about to do and his intentions from his body language and tone.
To emphasize his dexterity, Babu’s hands are disproportionately larger than his tiny body. Although he is CGI, he moves with the practical puppetry of an old-fashioned Star Wars character
Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker came out after The Mandalorian became a hit show. Baby Yoda captured the heart of audiences everywhere, but some felt that Babu stole the show. Articles began to publish about the two that they were colliding with each other. Babu Frik vs. Baby Yoda is the Star Wars debate no one ever wanted.
What can be seen in Babu Frik?
Babu Frik is like a partner to Zorii Bliss. He’s crucial to the plot because of his ability to rewire C-3PO and enable him to translate the sith language so that Rey and Poe can find Empire Palpatine. Babu Frik, as the character was supposedly originally going to die when Kijimi was destroyed as recalled to Ivan Manzella. He was first shown during the 2019 Force Friday merchandise reveal.