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The Director of Rogue One's Mythic Reshoots Speaks Out for the First Time The Director of Rogue One's Mythic Reshoots Speaks Out for the First Time

“I have to be careful,” said Rogue One co-writer Tony Gilroy. “I don’t know what the statute of limitations is. I’ve never done an interview about Rogue [One], ever.” Until now.

Life-Sized Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy Toys, and More of the Biggest Toys of the Week Life-Sized Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy Toys, and More of the Biggest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of shiny toys and merch we desperately wish we had the money to waste on. This week is getting a bit life-sized, with a giant Star Wars trooper, a slightly less giant (but still life-sized) baby Groot, and a cool look at Thor’s new Infinity War weapon. Check it out!

Rogue One Teased the First Order's New Gadget From The Last Jedi Rogue One Teased the First Order's New Gadget From The Last Jedi

The First Order may have surprised the Resistance, as well as the audience, with its latest rebel scum-stopping device. But if Rogue One was any indication, it was a technological development we should’ve seen coming from light years away.

Remember Scarif's Better Days With This Action-Packed Rogue One Poster Remember Scarif's Better Days With This Action-Packed Rogue One Poster

At one time Scarif was a beautiful place that served as a well-protected base for the Galactic Empire. Well, the rebels on a ship code-named “Rogue One” screwed that up, coupled with a little thing called “the Death Star.” But now, this new poster lets you remember Scarif in its better days

Jedha's Not Doing Too Well After Rogue One Jedha's Not Doing Too Well After Rogue One

I mean, when you’re the site of the first ever weapons test of the goddamn Death Star, you’re never going to end up in a state you’d typically describe as “well.” But this week’s Star Wars comic picks up with the planet only to find it a terrifying remembrance of what even a fraction of the power of the Death Star…

All Paths Come Together in the Latest Trailer for Star Wars Rebels All Paths Come Together in the Latest Trailer for Star Wars Rebels

It’s a banner day for Rebels fans: the second trailer for the final season of the Star Wars series has been released. And things are beginning to look pretty final for the crew of the Ghost.

Star Wars Is All the Same Nowadays, and It's Becoming a Problem Star Wars Is All the Same Nowadays, and It's Becoming a Problem

The firing of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller from the Han Solo movie feels like it could be a turning point for the rejuvenated Star Wars. We’re learning a lot more about what Lucasfillm feels is acceptable within its universe and what isn’t. The problem is that what’s acceptable looks to be very, very narrow.

Rogue One Prequel Comic to Show How Cassian and K-2SO First Met Rogue One Prequel Comic to Show How Cassian and K-2SO First Met

“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 summer it’s also going to reveal how the partnership of Rebel officer Cassian Andor and ex-Imperial droid K-2SO came to be in…

We're In Love With This Chirrut and Baze Rogue One Poster We're In Love With This Chirrut and Baze Rogue One Poster

No matter where you fall when it comes to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, it’s fairly likely you enjoyed the film’s power couple, Chirrut Imwe and Baze Malbus. They brought a great energy, humor, and gravitas to the film, two of which you also get from this amazing poster.

You've Only Got Six Months to Build This Wearable K-2SO Puppet For Halloween

If you’re planning to build your own lightsaber, droid, or time-traveling DeLorean replica, the first place you need to visit is the Replica Prop Forum. It’s the online hangout for builders to share tips and photos of their creations. It’s also where you’ll find Darren Moser detailing his build of a life-size K-2SO…

The Amazing Star Wars Homages Hidden in Rogue One's Soundtrack The Amazing Star Wars Homages Hidden in Rogue One's Soundtrack

Composer Michael Giacchino joined Rogue One very late in the game—to the point he allegedly had just four weeks to create his soundtrack for the film. The fact he even managed it was impressive, but as this video shows, Giacchino pulled off a soundtrack filled with intriguing cues and homages to the Star Wars work of…

12 Questions We Want Answered at This Week's Star Wars Celebration 12 Questions We Want Answered at This Week's Star Wars Celebration

This Thursday, the biggest Star Wars party in the galaxy blasts off. It’s Star Wars Celebration Orlando, the franchise’s last official con until 2019, and it’s expected to focus heavily on 2017 being the 40th anniversary of the first film, as well as the new film, The Last Jedi. This means we’re heading into…

Donald Trump Interrupts Star Wars to Provoke Actual War Donald Trump Interrupts Star Wars to Provoke Actual War

The press along for the ride on Air Force One today decided to take advantage of the fact that Rogue One was just released on DVD. And they kind of forgot to pause the movie while President Donald Trump addressed the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government.

Everything Cut From Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Everything Cut From Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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…

Alan Tudyk Thought the Director of Rogue One Just Wanted to Talk to Him About I, Robot Alan Tudyk Thought the Director of Rogue One Just Wanted to Talk to Him About I, Robot

K-2SO is not the first robot Alan Tudyk has played. He also portrayed one in the 2004 Will Smith film I, Robot—and he initially thought that’s what Rogue One director Gareth Edwards wanted to talk to him about the first time they spoke.

Rogue One's First Writer Got the Job in a Very Simple Way Rogue One's First Writer Got the Job in a Very Simple Way

It was a day long remembered: October 30, 2012. The day Disney announced it had bought Lucasfilm and would be releasing new Star Wars movies. Fans everywhere immediately began freaking out about the news, but one in particular saw it as an opportunity.

The Weird Sounds That Helped Bring K-2SO and Rogue One to Life

To help bring a film like Rogue One—which takes place in far-off worlds with ships and creatures we’ve never seen before—to life, sound designers will often use unexpected sound effects that are warped and manipulated, until you can’t imagine a droid like K-2So sounding any other way.

Retro Rogue One Ad Makes Us Nostalgic For VHS Tapes Again

Remember VCRs? Your grandparents probably still have one in active rotation, but the rest of us long ago moved onto DVDs, maybe Blu-rays, but eventually just streaming and downloads. We didn’t think we missed movies on cassettes all that much, until this fake retro ad for Rogue One on VHS convinced us otherwise.

Mads Mikkelsen Can't Complain About His 'Super-Iconic' Death in Rogue One Mads Mikkelsen Can't Complain About His 'Super-Iconic' Death in Rogue One

Mads Mikkelsen stepped into the hugely important role of Galen Erso, the man who made the Death Star work. The actor also had the equally Herculean task of keeping all the details about his character secret. Now that Rogue One’s out on Digital HD, we talked to Mikkelsen about all those details—and also about how some…

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