Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a standalone Star Wars film which acts as an important subplot to the original 1977 movie 'A New Hope'. In the man film, Luke and his uncle take ownership of a droid sold to them and as Luke cleans the droid up he hears a section of a message left for someone called Obi-Wan Kenobi pleading for his help. Luke decides to find the only man he knows by the name of Kenobi and his mission turns into the story we all know.
The data on R2-D2 memory is the story of Rouge One. The Rebel Alliance are aware that the Galactic Empire are building a humongous super machine capable of destroy vast areas of space and one of their rebel fighters might just hold the key to more information than she knows.
Jin Erso is a loyal member of the Alliance though she often acts as a lone rebel and takes risks greater than her superiors would like. When a fraction of the Alliance learns that Erso's father played a crucial role in building the device she knows that she must track him down.
The Galaxy is on the brink of a major war being won by dangerous rulers and only a few fighters stand between the Emperor and his unrelenting army which is constantly surging peaceful plants. The destruction and invasion of any planet who won't agree to the Empire's stringent regulations is all but destroyed.
Jyn Erso is one such rebel fighter who is willing to go to any lengths to fulfil her mission, often landing her in trouble with her seniors but her independent demeanour means that she might be a perfect candidate for an imperative mission - the failure of which could mean the end of the galaxy as its citizens know.
Jyn and a small team of fellow rebels must steal plans for the Emperor's newest and deadliest weapon, The Death Star.
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We still have a rather long wait before the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story but the film makers have just created a fantastic sizzle reel which takes viewers behind the scenes to see exactly what's been going on whilst shooting one of the movies of 2016.
Some of the footage (seeing Stormtroopers walking through the ocean) makes for surreal viewing but it has most certainly whetted the appetites of the majority of Star Wars fans.
British director Gareth Edwards explains how Star Wars: A New Hope is one of his favourite films and even though the stories are slightly intertwined, it's a careful balancing act of trying to be respectful to the movie it's so closely related to whilst also trying to offer the viewers a truly original and exciting piece of film making.
Felicity Jones is the only confirmed cast member for 'Rogue One'.
Director Gareth Edwards used the Star Wars celebration on Sunday to premiere a concept reel to preview the mysterious new movie Rogue One. The film is one of a series of new films exploring other stories outside the core saga.
Felicity Jones is the only confirmed cast member for Rogue One
"For more than 1,000 generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before the dark times. Before the Empire," a voiceover read in the concept reel.
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Plot details about the anthology film were revealed at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim over the weekend.
More details have been revealed about the upcoming Star Wars spin-off movie Rogue One, which will star Felicity Jones and is being directed by Godzilla’s Gareth Edwards. The director revealed more details about the film’s plot during a special panel, held on the final day of the Star Wars Celebration event in Anaheim, California.
Felicity Jones will star in the spin-off
Edwards revealed that the film will focus on a Death Star heist, a piece of info which was later confirmed by the official Star Wars Twitter page who wrote, ‘A band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans in Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One.’
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Godzilla has barley finished trampling America’s box offices and the gargantuan daikaiju is still to wreak havoc over in China and Japan – a huge market, especially given the origins of the franchise. But Warner Bros. and Legendary are already thinking about what a sequel could do, and they obviously think it could do plenty as one is in the works.
Gareth Edwards’ effort, which sees Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanbe, Juliette Binoche and Bryan Cranston head a stellar cast, has already made $200m worldwide making it 2014’s biggest opener so far. Sure, ‘X-Men Days of Future Past’ and ‘Transformers: Extinction’ will likely ensure ‘Godzilla’ doesn’t finish the year with that mantle, but it’s an encouraging start for a film that was, for a while mentioned with apprehension.
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Not a disaster of a disaster movie
Gareth Edwards’ ‘Godzilla’ was facing an uphill struggle from the day it was announced. The iconic Japanese tale has been tinkered with so many times, many fail to excavate the original themes Ishirō Honda's 1954 film did in making the daikaiju a piece of pop culture iconography.
Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson in 'Godzilla'
But with Cranston on board and some shiny new technology adding a modern sheen to the franchise, the critics have found something to love with the latest reboot. Edwards hasn’t created a classic, or even sculpted his own with borrowed tools, but he has manufactured a solid springtime blockbuster while navigating the tricky landscape that comes with a pre-established and firmly embedded lore.
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Turns out 'Godzilla' could be really, really good.
Remember the 1998 remake of Godzilla? Yep, it was horrific. And so it's with a sigh of relief that we can report Gareth Edwards new remake of the classic monster story has been received very, very well by critics. A powerful new story with stunning visual effects, Godzilla stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
Bryan Cranston [L] and Aaron Taylor Johnson [R] in 'Godzilla'
"A summer blockbuster that's not just thrilling, but that orchestrates its thrills with such rare diligence, you want to yelp with glee," said Robbie Collin of the Telegraph.
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Godzilla was the main draw for fans attending WonderCon in California this weekend. The Warner Bros. panel presented a sneak peak at the upcoming monster movie, including one of the first direct shots of Godzilla.
We've been catching mere glimpses of Godzilla in every version of the trailer going but titillated fans at the WonderCon were finally rewarded with an exclusive sneak peak at the movie ahead of its release.
Fans at WonderCon have finally seen Godzilla's face in a sneak preview of the upcoming movie.
Fans at the Warner Bros. presentation at the WonderCon festival held in Anaheim, CA this weekend were thrilled to finally see a complete Godzilla in an exclusive clip from the upcoming movie. The biggest thrill for hundreds of fans who had crammed together to witness this sneak peak was seeing Godzilla's face for the first time. MTV, whilst not the most descriptive of sources, claimed the famous reptile's face was "everything fans had hoped for: vaguely T-Rex-ish, definitely reptilian, and a whole lot of awesome."
With Bryan Cranston on board, we think 2014's Godzilla will be a credit to the Japanese legend
It’s a risky business, taking a legendary franchise and telling the same story with fancy technology, popular actors and a sky-high budget, and Godzilla’s remake is no different. But there are a number of things working for the 2014 reboot, and here are just 5 of them. Cynics, beware, this article is ?? with buoyant, unspoilt optimism.
1 - Bryan Cranston
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Keith Duffy, Kenny Dalglish, Kenny Logan, Sir Steve Redgrave, Mike Tindall, Mark Foster, Peter Jones, Chris Hollins, Jodie Kidd, Ronnie Whelan, Jamie Bamber, Brian Ormond, Brian McFadden, Martin O'Neil, Gavin Hastings, Jamie Murray, Alan Hansen, Gordon Strachan, Rob Brydon, Iwan Thomas, Ioan Gruffudd, Gethin Jones, Matt Johnson, Craig Bellamy, Colin Montgomerie and Gareth Edwards - Celebrities compete in the Celebrity Cup Golf Tournament as part of Golf Live at Celtic Manor hotel and golf course - Newport, Wales - Sunday 12th May 2013
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a standalone Star Wars film which acts as...
The Galaxy is on the brink of a major war being won by dangerous rulers...