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'Rogue One' Alternate Ending Revealed!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story originally had a very different ending from what audiences saw at the movies!

Spoilers ahead if you haven’t seen the movie…

In the originally scripted ending, Jyn (Felicity Jones) and a character who later was changed to Cassian Andor in the final script, managed to flee Scarif with the data tapes.

“A rebel ship came down and got them off the surface,” screenwriter Gary Whitta told EW. “The original instinct was that they should all die. It’s worth it. If you’re going to give your life for anything, give your life for this, to destroy a weapon that going to kill you all anyway. That’s what we always wanted to do. But we never explored it because we were afraid that Disney might not let us do it, that Disney might think it’s too dark for a Star Wars movie or for their brand.”

“I didn’t say everyone made it off. Kaytoo always died,” Gary added. “Jyn did survive. ‘Cassian’ also survived. There were a lot of casualties on both sides, in both versions of the scripts.

“The transfer of the plans happened later. They jumped away and later [Leia’s] ship came in from Alderaan to help them. The ship-to-ship data transfer happened off Scarif,” Gary said of the old version.

In the unfilmed version, audiences would have seen Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer chasing Leia’s Tantive IV at the end, and the viewer would be left to think everyone died. However, you’d soon discover, “They got away in an escape pod just in time. The pod looked like just another piece of debris.”

The creative team eventually fought for the death of all the characters on Scarif after uploading the data successfully – and Lucasfilm agreed.

Rogue One is out on DVD and Blu-ray on April 4.

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'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' DVD Will Feature Easter Eggs

You can soon own The Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

The Star Wars standalone film, starring Felicity Jones and Diego Luna, will hit Digital HD on March 24, and then Blu-ray, DVD, and On-Demand on April 4th.

The release includes never-before-seen bonus material that will take fans behind the scenes.

You’ll also get an intimate collection of stories that reveals how the film came to life, as well as hidden Easter Eggs and film facts that audiences may have missed in the theater.

Watch the new trailer below!


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story DVD Promo

Click inside to see the full list of bonus features…More Here! »

'Split' Tops Weekend Box Office, 'Rogue One' Passes $1 Billion Mark Globally

M. Night Shyamalan‘s new horror film Split came in at No. 1 with a whopping $40.2 million debut!

The film, starring James McAvoy, did really well with younger fans with 52 percent of ticket buyers under the age of 25, according to THR.

Taking the second spot was Vin Diesel‘s action flick xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, also starring Nina Dobrev, which earned $20 million in its opening weekend.

Coming in at No. 3 was Hidden Figures, starring Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, and Taraji P. Henson, which made an additional $16.2 million for a domestic total of $84 million.

Rounding out the top five were Sing and La La Land, which earned $9 million and $8.4 million, respectively.

Meanwhile, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story passed the $1 billion mark globally.

Ben Affleck‘s Live By Night added an additional $1.8 million and Martin Scorsese‘s Silence grossed $1.2 million after expanding to more theaters.

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend??

'Rogue One' & 'Hidden Figures' Tie For No. 1 At Box Office

It’s still unclear whether Rogue One: A Star Wars Story or Hidden Figures won this weekend’s box office!

According to THR, both films are currently tied in first with $22 million, and official numbers will be revealed on Monday (January 9).

Hidden Figures stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae, and some expect it to pull ahead of the Star Wars standalone film.

Coming in at No. 3 was the animated film Sing with $41.5 million, crossing the $200 million mark domestically.

Rounding out the top five were Kate Beckinsale and Theo James‘ new film Underworld: Blood Wars, and Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone‘s award darling La La Land, which grossed $13.1 million and $10 million, respectively.

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend?!

Diego Luna Shares Touching Story From Fan About 'Rogue One' Diversity

Diego Luna shared a heartwarming story from a fan, who took her Mexican father to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

“When Diego Luna’s character came on screen and started speaking, my dad nudged me and said, ‘he has a heavy accent,’” riveralwaysknew, the social media user, wrote. “I was like, ‘Yup.’ When the film was over and we were walking to the car, he returns to me and says, ‘Did you noticed that he had an accent?’ And I said, ‘Yeah dad, just like yours.’”

“I told him that Diego has openly talked about keeping his accent and how proud he is of it,” the user added. “And my dad was silent for a while and then he said, ‘And he was a main character.’ And I said, ‘He was.’ And my dad was so happy. As we drove home he started telling me about other Mexican actors that he thinks should be in movies in America. Representation matters.”

Diego, who was born in Mexico, captioned the screenshot, “I got emotional reading this!” Read the full story below.

VIDEO: 'Rogue One' Cast Reveals Favorite 'Star Wars' Characters & On-Screen Moments

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story totally ruled the Christmas box office, and now the cast of the hit film are sharing their all-time favorite Star Wars characters and scenes.

Digeo Luna, who plays Cassian Andor, has a deep-rooted love for a certain Jedi Knight turned Sith Lord.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Diego Luna

“I would say Darth Vader,” Diego reveals in the IMDB video. “He left a mark on me when I was young that I still have there. When I saw him on set for the first time here, I became a six-year-old. Like, paralyzed. I was just looking at him like [gasp].”

Watch the video below to find out what his co-stars Alan Tudyk, Ben Mendelsohn, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen, and director Gareth Edwards answered (but be warned – it might make you want to fit in a Star Wars movie marathon before your holiday break is over)!


‘Rogue One’ Cast Reveal Favorite ‘Star Wars’ Characters and Moments

Rogue One's Alan Tudyk Was Cursed Out by C-3PO Actor

Alan Tudyk plays the role of K-2SO in the new movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and he says he was cursed out by Star Wars actor Anthony Daniels, who played the iconic role of C-3PO.

The 45-year-old actor says he was visited by Anthony on the set of the film, where he discovered that Alan would be filming the role using motion capture rather than be put in the suit like he was years ago.

Anthony Daniels went on about the suit that he had to wear and that ‘originally they put screws in my head and they closed it and he had to be on this thing,” Alan said during an appearance on Conan. “He said, ‘Wait a minute, are you wearing an actual robot costume, or are they doing it in motion capture?’”

“And then I saw him at the premiere, I said hello again, and I said, ‘I’m going to ask you for notes when this is over, if you can please tell me how I did.’ And I saw him at the party afterwards and he came up and said, ‘f— you.’ And that’s one of the best compliments I’ve got!” Alan added.


“Rogue One”‘s Alan Tudyk Got Cussed Out By C-3PO – CONAN on TBS