15 Things You Didn't Know About the Making of Rogue One

Now that the new Star Wars series Andor is streaming on Disney+, it's whetted our appetites for the movie that spawned it, Rogue One: A Star wars Story. The 2016 movie was an immediate prequel to Star Wars IV: A New Hope, and told the story of how Princess Leia came into possession of the Death Star schematics. Rogue One veered from the standard Star Wars formula, in that it involved members of the Rebellion that were not Jedi, Sith, royalty, or politicians. They were just rebels willing to die to save the galaxy. It was a dark, tragic, and altogether satisfying chapter in the story. But how much do you know about what went into the movie? There are always more fun facts to learn. For example, the droid K-2SO was played by Alan Tudyk in a motion capture suit.

Said Diego Luna: “The first month, we just couldn’t look at him because he did look ridiculous. It was the tightest pajamas ever, and on stilts, you were always the height of his balls, here (gestures to face). It was quite intimidating!”

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