Rogue One did a lot of things to try and tie it into not only what happened in the prequel films, but also what was about to happen in A New Hope. As fans who saw the movie now know, Rogue One took place mere days (in the the context of when the “mission” happened) before A New Hope was to take place.
A new video by Unseen64 and DIdYouKnowGaming? has revealed that LucasArts cancelled two rather interesting projects several years ago. According to the footage, these included a Star Wars: Rogue Squadron spin-off called Dark Squadron and an unnamed title that would feature Chewbacca as the main protagonist.
Disney has releasd the first trailer for their upcoming film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The 90-second video gives fans a chance to get to see some of the new characters that will be debuting in the movie, including the lead role of Jyn Esro, played by British actress Felicity Jones.
This might just blow your mind a little. But first let’s get it out of the way that there has been fan speculation for years that the exterminating Daleks on Doctor Who appear to have served as inspiration for the design of R2D2 in Star Wars, and the Daleks made their television debut in 1964 too — more than a decade before Star Wars hit theaters in 1977. While there’s no official source to confirm this, the similarities are undeniable — just Google R2D2 Dalek and there’s pages and pages of fun stuff, like this and this and this and this and this and especially this.