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Star Wars Rogue One gets Blu-ray release date

Get ready to rebel on the 10th of April

by Steve Withers Feb 23, 2017 at 8:14 AM

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    Star Wars Rogue One gets Blu-ray release date
    The waiting is over, the 2D and 3D Blu-rays of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hit UK stores on the 10th of April.
    The discs will include the following extras:

    • A Rogue Idea – Hear how ILM’s John Knoll came up with the movie’s concept – and why it’s the right film to launch the Star Wars stand-alone 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 & 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 the 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.

    Interestingly there are no deleted scenes despite the fact we know there was loads footage that wasn't used in the final cut and there's also no commentary track from director Gareth Edwards, which suggests we might see a collector's edition later in the year, just like we did for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

    The exact aspect ratios and sound formats have yet to be confirmed but considering this is a Disney release, a 7.1-channel DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack seems the most likely. There is no word on a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release but given Disney has yet to support the new format that isn't a surprise.

    You can buy Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on 2D Blu-ray here

    You can buy Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on 3D Blu-ray here

    Source: StarWars.com

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