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When building a prequel to A New Hope, the writers and producers of the Lucasfilm top brass had a lot of possible material to work with. In the old Star Wars canon, that time period was absolutely flush with exiled Jedi, daring heroes, and villains that never made it anywhere close to the big screen.
Eventually, they went with a set of heroes and villains that were either big screen mainstays or total newcomers, but new information suggests that might not have always been the case.
"Every story has a beginning..." or so the Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace tagline goes. So it makes sense that while Marvel has its ongoing adaptation of Rogue One in the works, this winter it's also going to reveal how the partnership of Rebel officer Cassian Andor and ex-Imperial droid K-2SO came to be in a new comic.
We know there were a lot of changes made to Rogue One, be that in the script phase, the shooting phase, or the edit phase. That means a pile of stuff ended up not making the final cut. The movie is finally out on DVD and Blu-ray this week, but there were no additional scenes there. So we've assembled every bit of information that we could find about what's missing.
If there's anything Star Wars fans know about Gareth Edwards, it's that he's a very hands-on director. A recent demonstration shows how Industrial Light and Magic found a way to bring Edwards' physical camerawork to the digital stage for Rogue One, using virtual reality.
It's obvious at this point that there is enough Rogue One footage not seen in the film to basically make a completely different film... or, as the case may be, to include as bonus material in ancillary Rogue One products for years to come. It sounds like Marvel's upcoming comic adaptation of the film might be taking some of that material.
Seven months later, the sad stories just keep on coming out of Disney Infinity's cancellation.
Thought you knew all the Star Wars secrets of Rogue One? Think again. The recently released Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide, written by Lucasfilm Story Group executive and master of canon Pablo Hidalgo, includes a ton of new facts about the Star Wars universe -- some cool, some surprising and some completely messed up.
If you haven't seen the Star Wars Rebels animated series yet, let me give you a tip. It's probably the best narrative going around in the Star Wars universe since the Disney buyout, and that includes Rogue One and The Force Awakens. But if you're still on the fence, and you've seen Rogue One, here's the perfect introduction.
It has been almost two weeks since the release of the latest Star Wars film, Rogue One, but much of the talk surrounding the movie is about characters from 40 years ago. Now, in an interview with The New York Times, several of Rogue One's most prominent contributors have given their accounts of the film's controversial decisions.
The films we've as the best science fiction and genre films of 2016 are a very motley crew. This year we loved superheroes, animation, farting corpses, live action, talking animals, and more. These are films spanning different genres, disciplines, and themes, which experienced varied levels of success. Each is worthy of acknowledgment, though, so check out what we crowned the best of the best, and worst of the worst.
The reviews for Rogue One are in, and they're near-universally positive -- including our own. Less the broad caper of The Force Awakens and more a ground-level exploration of some known Star Wars landmarks, the film delivers a careful balance of freshness and nostalgia -- but I don't believe it's flawless.
I had a million different thoughts in my head after I saw Rogue One, but one kept creeping its way back into my head: Rogue One felt like a live-action adaptation of a Dark Horse Star Wars comic, especially with its tone and focus on the ordinary people in these big galactic events. It got me re-reading Star Wars comics -- and if you loved Rogue One, you should read some of these too.