Tag: rogueone

Destroy All Monsters: The Meme-ification of ROGUE ONE

I'm consistently fascinated by how pop cultural mega-properties take hold in the discourse of the group they are ostensibly created for, the fans. There's an interesting cycle created here. As the internet's "official" criticism gets more and more wrapped up...

Screen Anarchists On ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

(Do anarchists like rogues and rebels, or is there a disturbance in The Force?) Earlier this week I managed to get into a 3D IMAX screening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and I was surprised to notice...

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Confirmed for China

China imposes a strict limit of 34 titles per year on imported movies, so even big-budget Hollywood productions featuring Chinese stars are not guaranteed a release in the country's valued theaters. Disney, however, has now confirmed that Rogue One: A...

Destroy All Monsters: Don't Ruin Christmas The Way You Killed Summer, Hollywood

I'm as against the early proliferation of holiday decorations as the next man, and when I saw the tinsel going up in my local drug store last week - on October 25, and hanging, grotesquely, above the jack-o'-lanterns - I...

ROGUE ONE Trailer Arrives And Fully Delivers On Expectations

Let the debate begin in earnest on the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, for the first full trailer for the Gareth Edwards helmed spin off film has arrived. And, to these eyes, the idea of unshackling new directors...

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE: Mikkelsen, Tudyk And Yen Join Cast, And First Cast Photo

Jeez Louise, is the cast of Star Wars Rogue One rounding off to be an awesome one! Lucasfilm announced today that principal photography has begun on Gareth Edwards' anthology flick and some new names were added to the cast. Mads Mikkelsen....

STAR WARS ROGUE ONE: Forest Whitaker In Talks To Join Anthology Film

Variety is reporting that Forest Whitaker is in talks to join Gareth Edwards' Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One. He would join Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna and Ben Mendelsohn. I've imagined him as the rebel leader that will send...

STAR WARS ROGUE ONE: Ben Mendelsohn Confirmed, Diego Luna Also Enlisted

What has been going around the rumor mill for a few weeks now has been confirmed. Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn is now officially part of the cast of the Star Wars anthology film Rogue One. Variety reported earlier today that Mendelsohn...

STAR WARS ROGUE ONE: Riz Ahmed (NIGHTCRAWLER) Frontrunner For Lead Role

Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler) is the frontrunner to land the lead male role in Gareth Edwards' Star Wars 'anthology film' Rogue One, according to Variety.  It is possible that he would star opposite Felicity Jones (and the unconfirmed Ben Mendelsohn) in a band of...

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE, Many Bothans Died To Bring Us The Plot Details

Variety has shared the plot details for Gareth Edwards' Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One. They were revealed at Star Wars Celebration today where the director was in attendance during a panel discussion for the film. "A band of resistance fighters unite...

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE Set To Fly

Bob Iger, CEO and all around bossman of Disney, let the world know some official news today about the upcoming standalone Star Wars film, not least by unveiling its official title.As you'll recall, there's been plenty of chat about these...