Coming off of Star Wars Celebration in Orlando with a look at The Last Jedi, it was perfect timing to return home to the newly released Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Bluray. After covering this event at the end of last year, the cast shares many behind the scenes moments. It’s a thrill to look at all the bonus features the release has to offer. With behind the scenes interviews with Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen and more, this is one of those you must add to the collection.
From Lucasfilm comes an epic adventure – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Bluray
The new combo pack offers a wide array of bonus features. There are scenes ranging from never-before-seen cast and creator interviews to a look at hidden Easter eggs.
- A Rogue Idea – Hear how ILM’s John Knoll came up with the movie’s concept – and why it’s the right film to launch the Star Wars stand-alone films.
- Jyn: The Rebel – Get to know Rogue One’s defiant, resourceful survivor, and hear what it was like for Felicity Jones to bring her to life onscreen.
- Cassian: The Spy – Diego Luna shares insights into his complex, driven character. He talks about becoming a hero through selflessness, perseverance, and passion.
- K-2SO: The Droid – Explore the development of this reprogrammed Imperial droid. From initial pitch and character design through Alan Tudyk’s performance.
- Baze & Chirrut: Guardians of the Whills – Go deeper into the relationship between these two very different characters, with Chinese superstars Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen.
- Bodhi & Saw: The Pilot & The Revolutionary – Forest Whitaker and Riz Ahmed reflect on Saw Gerrera, the broken Rebel leader, and Bodhi Rook, the Imperial pilot who defects.
- The Empire – Meet a dangerous new Imperial adversary…and cross paths once more with the most iconic villain of all time.
- Visions of Hope: The Look of “Rogue One” – The filmmakers describe the challenges and thrills of developing a bold new look for the movie. This makes it so that it can fit within the world of the original trilogy.
- The Princess & The Governor – See what it took to bring the vibrant young princess of Star Wars: A New Hope – as well as one of her most memorable foes – back to the screen.
- Epilogue: The Story Continues – Filmmakers and cast celebrate Rogue One’s premiere. Also a look forward into the future, to the Star Wars stories yet to be told.
- Rogue Connections – Uncover Easter eggs and film facts hidden throughout the movie. All that connects Rogue One to the Star Wars universe.
* Digital bonus offerings may vary by retailer.
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Felicity Jones | Diego Luna | Ben Mendelsohn | Donnie Yen |Gareth Edwards | Alan Tudyk | Mads Mikkelsen
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I was given a copy of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Bluray to share the bonus features with my readers. All opinions are my own.