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‘Rogue One’ EP Talks Adapting ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Ships for the Movie

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
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Rogue One and Star Wars Rebels fans have now had a chance to see ships and characters going back and forth from both mediums. That’s no small feat in a world where Marvel can’t make heads or tails of its movie-TV connections, so how did it happen? A Rogue One writer and producer explains, also clarifying the process of updating ship models to appear on the big screen.

‘Star Wars’ Live-Action TV Talks ‘Blown Way Out of Proportion,’ Says ABC

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 10, 2017 @ 6:21 PM
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It’s that time of year again, and the moment ABC brass are willing to take questions, you know the prospect of a live-action Star Wars TV series is hanging around. The latest reports suggest we could see a series “far into the future,” so let’s blow that out of proportion!

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Brings ‘Rogue One’ Returns and [SPOILER] to New 2017 Trailer!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 4, 2017 @ 11:44 AM
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If you thought Star Wars Rebels taking on a few Rogue One characters was big, you haven’t seen the half of Season 3. I mean, you literally haven’t, but you’ll need to after watching this new 2017 trailer, featuring more familiar sights, Mandalorian action, and one of the biggest Star Wars cameos of all!

‘Rogue One’ Has Another ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Connection That Didn’t Make the Movie

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 29, 2016 @ 6:07 PM
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Rogue One made impressive effort not just to tie into the original Star Wars films, but also the animated Star Wars Rebels in at least three instances. We’ll even meet a younger Rogue One character on Rebels in 2017, though the film’s visual guide might also tease another Rogue favorite making an animated debut at some point in the series.

Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 27, 2016 @ 12:02 PM
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Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from London to Los Angeles.

Gareth Edwards Says There Is a 4K Restoration of the Original ‘Star Wars’ Out There Somewhere

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by Emma Stefansky December 26, 2016 @ 5:09 PM
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In this new age of ultra-hi-def-liquid-frame-3D-VR-cystal-lava-screen-immersion TVs that you and I can have in our own home theaters, the old classics just don’t look as good anymore. Movies that seemed like the height of technology back when televisions were still cube-shaped look jerky and unfocused now that we’re so used to seeing the highest-definition image possible, so 4K restorations are now on the rise. Gareth Edwards, director of Rogue One, says that Lucasfilm is in possession of a 4K version of the original Star Wars, but has no idea when the rest of us will get to see it.

‘Star Wars’ Story Group Explains Integrating ‘Rebels’ Into ‘Rogue One’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 22, 2016 @ 6:58 PM
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In a world where Marvel can’t seem to get their TV and movie branches to cooperate, Star Wars managed to delight fans of either medium with back-and-forth appearances for Star Wars Rebels and Rogue One. Now, a Lucasfilm story group member speaks out on the interplay between the two, teasing “Rebels and Rogue One are all just the start of a larger strategy.”

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Confirms ‘Rogue One’ Easter Eggs, Might Revisit the Film

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 20, 2016 @ 10:25 AM
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Star Wars Rebels has already cemented a major Rogue One connection ahead, though fans of either might have caught the various easter eggs sprinkled throughout this weekend’s film. Now, Lucasfilm reveals a closer look at said Rebels cameos, while producers discuss revisiting Rogue One in a future season.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Confirms Forest Whitaker’s Return as Saw Gerrera

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 20, 2016 @ 8:57 AM
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Word broke over the weekend that Star Wars Rebels might deepen its connection with Rogue One by the animated return of Saw Gerrera, himself originally a creation of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Now, not only is Rebels confirming Saw’s return in 2017, it seems Forest Whitaker himself will reprise the role! Get a first look in a new clip.