Star Wars: Rogue One

James Earl Jones is Darth Vader in Rogue One

Not only was it recently announced that Darth Vader will be back in Rogue One, we also got some fun info about the voice actor. James Earl Jones is going to be back. While it’s 19 years after the events of Revenge of the Sith, Vader won’t be the same type of threat that we saw in A New Hope. This live action return will be small, but still welcomed by fans of the iconic villain. This comes after there were various appearances in the animated series Star Wars Rebels.  According to executive producer Kathleen Kennedy, as said to Entertainment Weekly: “He will be in the movie sparingly. But at a key, strategic moment, he’s going to loom large.” According to director Gareth Edwards, the Vader that will appear in the upcoming standalone film will be more of a mythical threat than an all-powerful leader. “Within the Rebellion, it’s not commonly spoken about,” Edwards says about Vader’s…

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The official trailer for Rogue One is here and people have a lot to say about it. In addition to the excitement, there’s also a lot of confusion about it. People want to know what it is, what it will be about and when we will see it. So we’re going to open up some discussion on Rogue One today and also try to clear up any confusion you might have. So first things first, if you have not seen the trailer, here it is: Now, let’s talk for a bit about Rogue One and what we know about it so far.  Let’s take a look at some facts: Rogue One is the story of how the rebels acquired plans for the original Death Start (that were later hideen in R2-D2 by Leia). It’s set in the time immediately prior to Episode IV. Rogue One is the first in a…

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Star Wars: Rogue One May Bring Back A Key Character With CGI Magic

The late English actor’s villainous Grand Moff Tarkin is set up to appear once again in the spin-off, however the actor’s footwear habits means that there will not be any footage of his feet. Peter Cushing will be brought back from the grave via CGI to play the Star Wars villain Grand Moff Tarkin in the spin-off Rogue One, according to the Mail. The newspaper’s source also suggests that Gareth Edwards’ film, which is based prior to the events of the 1977s Star Wars, will show Tarkin’s role during the “creation” of Darth Vader. “This is one of the most complex and costly CGI re-creations ever,” the source said. “Cushing is a pivotal plot line as he was the one to create Darth Vader and there’s a whole back story that will come out.” There is one major issue with the CGI resurrection for Cushing, who passed in 1994. He…

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Rogue One Cast Revealed

Rogue One, the first standalone Star Wars film, now has an official cast, and it looks fantastic. Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Diego Luna (Milk, Elysium), Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline), Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Blade II), Jiang Wen (Let the Bullets Fly, Devils on the Doorstep), Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), Mads Mikkelsen (The Hunt, Casino Royale), and Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler) will all feature. Alan Tudyk (A Knight’s Tale, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil) will also play a motion-capture character. It looks like the production crew has absolutely nailed the look for this movie: the cast certainly has the rag-tag look of a group of Rebels about to take on something big. Many of the crew involved in graphics, costume, and other visual roles have worked on similarly gritty-looking movies, so it stands to reason that this will have a darker, less-put-together look than some other Star Wars works. We won’t know much more…

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Darth Vader Will Be In Star Wars: Rogue One

  Soon, we should be learning a little bit more about Star Wars: Rogue One during Comic Con, but before there is a new story on Star Wars: Rogue One, we have found out that Darth Vader will be appearing in Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars Anthology film. We have found out that Darth Vader will be making an appearance in Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One, however he will not be the film’s main enemy. The dark lord will be appearing behind the scenes mainly and will appear onscreen as well. One thing we don’t know is if his character will be appearing in person or during the story at some point. No one is sure who will be the main villain in Star Wars: Rogue One. One contender for the role are Grand Moff Tarkin, who is the commander of the Death Star in Star Wars: A New Hope. However,…

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‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Composer Is Alexandre Desplat, Not John Williams

  Currently, production is prepping for the very first Star Wars spin-off film, Rogue One. We are slowly learning what creative talent will be part of the team and the information we have tells who the Star Wars Rogue one composer is. Surprisingly, it’s not Star Wars composer John Williams, so who is it? Alexandre Desplat, Academy Award-winning composer, will be the composer for Star Wars Rogue One. He recently won is very first Oscar for The Grand Budapest Hotel and he was also nominated for his brilliant work on The Imitation Game. Some other films he has been a part of are Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The Kings Speech, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Argo, The Queen and Zero Dark Thirty. John Williams will not be composing for the spin-offs for Star Wars as his workload is already large. Not many people even expected him to…

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