Rogue One: A Star Wars Story set to land on Blu-ray

rogue oneWe’re very excited to announce that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will come to Blu-ray in the UK on 10th April.

The first ever standalone story in the Star Wars franchise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story details the events leading up to the first film, Episode VI: A New Hope.

Rogue One follows Jyn Erso, the daughter of a scientist captured by the Imperial military to create a devastating weapon. After evading capture herself, Jyn grows up alone with a deep hatred of the Imperials. However, after falling foul of the Rebellion, Jyn agrees to join forces and help them find her father. This leads them on a dangerous mission to gain access to plans which may help destroy the Imperials’ devastating weapon – the Death Star.

You’ll be able to own both the 2D and 3D versions on Blu-ray, and they both come with a number of special features. Thanks to Disney, we’re able to reveal them in detail below.

  • A Rogue Idea – Hear how ILM’s John Knoll came up with the movies concept, and why it’s the right film to launch the Star Wars standalone films.
  • Jyn: The Rebel – Get to know Rogue One’s defiant, resourceful survivor, and hear what it was like for Felicity Jones to bring her to life onscreen.
  • Cassian: The Spy – Diego Luna shares insights into his complex, driven character, who becomes a hero through selflessness, perseverance and passion.
  • K-2SO: The Droid – Explore the development of this reprogrammed Imperial droid, from initial pitch and character design through Alan Tudyk’s performance.
  • Baze & Chirrut: Guardians of the Whills – Go deeper into the relationship between these two very different characters, with Chinese superstars Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen.
  • Bodhi & Saw: The Pilot and the Revolutionary – Forest Whitaker and Riz Ahmed reflect on Saw Gerrera, the broken Rebel leader, and Bodhi Rook, the Imperial pilot who defects.
  • The Empire – Meet a dangerous new Imperial adversary…and cross paths once more with the most iconic villain of all time.
  • Visions of Hope: The Look of ‘Rogue One’ – The filmmakers describe the challenges and thrills of developing a bold new look for the movie that can fit within the world of the original trilogy.
  • The Princess & The Governor – See what it took to bring the vibrant young princess of Star Wars: A New Hope – as well as one of her most memorable foes – back to screen.
  • Epilogue: The Story Continues – Filmmakers and cast celebrate Rogue One’s premiere and look forward into the future, to the Star Wars stories yet to be told.
  • Rogue Connections – Uncover Easter eggs and film facts hidden throughout the movie that connect Rogue One to the Star Wars universe.
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