Rogue One

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  1. Tommyboy

    Tommyboy a lot of people go to college for seven years

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    What do people think of the first teaser trailer? This definitely peaks my interest. Think it will definitely be cool to see a small story from the larger universe of the main movies.

     
  2. FeedTheDove

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  3. FeedTheDove

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    For people disappointed that Vader wasn't in the trailer. People are speculating that Vader is the hooded figure at 1:18 about to kneel before the emperor.

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  4. CL82

    CL82 It's going to be ok - calm down and enjoy the ride

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    I was prepared to write off TFA as I had the prequels, but saw it and was pleasantly surprised. I feel the same about Rogue One and the other SW spin offs. I ready for them to obviously suck so I can ignore them, but after watching this trailer, I'll probably go see it. It did look good.

    It seems like the Mouse buying the franchise was the best thing to happen to SW since the original movie.
     
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  5. Scalito

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    Rewatched TFA last night for the first time and I am happy with it again. Was really happy afterwards, and started to doubt whether I should a been after reading stuff complaining it was formulaic and predictable. Both were fair criticisms, but it worked for me again. Really enjoyed it, including the acting and the light natured touches.

    This one could be a treat too. We'll see.
     
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  6. ZooCougar

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    Betting that's Rey's mom. Looks like a winner. Such a good idea for a prequel telling that story. Many Bothans died bringing that preview to us.
     
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  7. Mr. Conehead

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    Looks very good.

    Part of me wonders if the Grand Admiral in the clip could be Thrawn or similar character? Would not take much editing to change his skin color blue (or vise versa) for the movie. If the last scene in the trailer showing Jyn Erso in an imperial uniform is actually be at the start of the movie, i.e. an imperial who joins the Rebellion, she could be a Mara Jade character. With Rouge One taking place right before a New Hope, her age would be close to Luke Skywalker's for a potential romantic interest. A lot of Star Wars fans would be happy with such. Losing both characters, Thrawn and Mara Jade, have been the two biggest grips about the 'new' Star Wars universe since Disney took over.
     
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  8. junglehusky

    junglehusky Molotov Cocktail of Ugliness

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    I was thinking it could be Poe Dameron's mom, but her name in the Shattered Empire comics (which take place ~ROTJ, and is Disney canon) is Shara Bey. Maybe Shara Bey will also make an appearance.

    And here is a pixel-by-pixel analysis calculating the speed that the dish was moving as the Death Star was being constructed. In case you were wondering.
     
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  9. ZooCougar

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    Did you read Rogue Squadron?
     
  10. ZooCougar

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    I think it's supposed to be the same Admiral from A New Hope. He was the one in charge of construction of the Death Star.
     
  11. FfldCntyFan

    FfldCntyFan AD Dave is my hero!

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    Unless a third death star was built, the one in the trailer was the one Luke destroyed (as the one in Jedi did not appear ton be close to being completed). I'm guessing that Rogue One taked place immediately before A New Hope (I still don't feel right calling it that) and like hgis father, Luke ends up marrying an older woman.
     
  12. Mr. Conehead

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    The time frame for Rouge One has been confirmed - right before Star Wars IV (A New Hope) and part of the plot invovles how the Rebellion stole the plans for the first Death Star.
     
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    Didn't know that but it does make sense. Also, the stealing of the plans to the Death Star in and of itself could be a great story line. I'm going all in on Luke being Rey's father.
     
  14. ZooCougar

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    I think all of the Star Wars spin offs are prequels. The Han Solo movie will be for sure.
     
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  15. progrocks

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    If no one is watching, the most recent episode of Rebels might be the best Star Wars thing I have ever seen. That show is great, though I am trying to figure out how Kanan and Ezra fit into this all. They SHOULD be around for the Rogue One era.
     
  16. ZooCougar

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    My outlandish theory is that it's the Emperor bowing to Snope. That looks like it could be some sort of cryo container.
    I just saw a YouTube video that says it can't be Thrawn because the character is wearing the rank of Grand Admiral and Thrawn wasn't a Grand Admiral at that point. They also said it couldn't be Tarkin, but I forget why.
     
  17. HuskyHawk

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    Looks pretty good. I had no idea this was even coming out. I haven't read any of the books, but I think it would be ridiculous for Disney to release this without linking it to the current VII-VIII-IX series. There is certainly a sizable gap between III and IV. So it's a fair guess that we are introduced to Rey's mom here.
     
  18. intlzncster

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    Did I just imagine Forest Whitaker?
     
  19. FeedTheDove

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    I want to watch Rebels so badly but I have to finish Clone Wars first. I think getting a full understanding of Anakin and Ahsoka's relationship would make watching Rebels much more satisfying. (I already know what happens at the end of the last Rebels episode.) Also pumped to get introduced to Ezra.
     
  20. junglehusky

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    From MTV news...

     
  21. Mr. Conehead

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    Thanks. Daisy says that Rey doesn't come from anywhere, yet the entire movie from her dream sequence to the connection between her an a certain lightsaber that has belonged to a certain family along with Kennedy's statement that the 'main' Star Wars movies at least for the foreseeable future will follow the same family screams that she definitely comes from someone alright. This reminds me of several statements from the same director before that other SciFi moive that Cumberbatch was not playing Kahn.
     
  22. FeedTheDove

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    I don't think she meant it in that regard. She was talking about the extent of Episode 7 itself and trying to keep it simple by saying her and Finn 'come from nowhere', but end up finding the resistance. We all know that Rey comes from somewhere that is probably very meaningful to the rest of the saga.

    In another article citing the interview, Daisy finishes her statement saying: "To me it's funny that people think Rey's lineage is so important, because I guess it is. But I don't really think it is because regardless of where you come from, where you go is the thing... you're moving forward, and you can make a family; you can find people who you love." ... And then she continues to talk about Rey's progression based on her relationships she's making.

    So I think there's more to her statement than just "Where I come from isn't important."
     
  23. tzznandrew

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    I rewatched it two weeks ago or so on a plane. Just really good.

    As for Rogue Squadron--this also looks quite good. Here's hoping they don't fecundity it up.
     
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    I've not watched the show in its entirety, but Vader's first appearance was pretty awesome, and the finale with Maul/Vader/Inquisitors/Asokha/Kanan/Ezra all doing pretty cool things was almost enough to get me to invest more time in it.
     
  25. junglehusky

    junglehusky Molotov Cocktail of Ugliness

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    So Disney ordered reshoots... lots of rumors flying around including that 40% of the shots are being reshot and that the mouse house was unhappy with the dark tone of the script / film .

    Rumor: Rogue One Reshoots Details

    One might wonder if these rumors of "oh it's too much of a dark war story" are planted to stoke the imaginations of fanboys.
     
  26. ZooCougar

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    No matter how bad it ends up, it won't be any worse than Episodes 1-3.
     
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  27. Penfield

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    I am so HYPE for this now. Looks like the Star Wars movie I have always dreamed of.

     
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  29. intlzncster

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    Fduck Disney. They suck the air out of everything.
     
  30. FeedTheDove

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    The rumors that the re-shoots were for 40% of the movie because Disney thought the movie had 'too dark of a tone' are false. The re-shoots consisted of small scenes that add dialogue/close-ups. No scenes that they had originally planned on including in the film were taken out.
     
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