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Rogue One [Official Info] Diego Luna (Captain Cassian Andor) in Rogue One

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Anthology (Released Films)' started by starocean90, May 13, 2015.

  1. Lt. Hija

    Lt. Hija Jedi Master star 4

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    [​IMG]

    I wrote

    If he held the rank of captain (two dots) than commander would be the higher rank (three dots, e.g. Luke Skywalker on Hoth).

    Pulled my old rank badge notes and data and have to correct myself, everything is fine with Cassian Andor holding the rank of captain.

    2 red dots = captain
    3 blue dots = commander (e.g. Luke in ESB)
    3 red dots = major (e.g. Derlin in ESB)
    5 blue dots = colonel (e.g. Captain Antilles and Ristt / "Hudsol")
    5 red dots = general (e.g. Dodonna and Rieekan)
    4 red dots, 1 blue dot = high general or fleet admiral (e.g. General Willard)

    (bear in mind it's based on a mixture of army and naval ranks and therefore is not entirely compatible with our rank structures / methodology)
     
  2. Rodie

    Rodie Jedi Master star 4

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    I think they are just flipping the script on the Han-Leia dynamic with Cassian and Jyn. Like Leia, Cassian will be the more straight-laced but wholly focused-on-the-mission rebel who's committed years to the Alliance already, while Jyn will be the capable and roguish, unpredictable wildcard like Han.
     
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  3. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    Or he's a TRAITOR
     
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  4. weezer

    weezer Jedi Grand Master star 6

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  5. Rodie

    Rodie Jedi Master star 4

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    I hope it's Cassien Andor. . . It's a stronger name. Willix sounds like a dweeb, like a techy or computer specialist. Not a captain.
     
  6. Lt. Hija

    Lt. Hija Jedi Master star 4

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    For my taste "Willix" reminds me way too much of the EU creations I constantly try to forget: E.g. "Walex Blissex"

    There was no emphasis on "x", "y" or "z" in the original OT names, but somehow the folks at West End Games thought such names (and those difficult to pronounce) would be cool. :rolleyes:
     
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  7. JabbatheHumanBeing

    JabbatheHumanBeing Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Cassian Andor is far better than Cassian Willix.
     
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  8. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    I'm really hoping it's Andor, too.
     
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  9. my kind of scum

    my kind of scum Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I kind of prefer Willix, honestly. But I like them both, so no complaints either way.
     
  10. Sluice Friggins

    Sluice Friggins Jedi Knight star 2

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  11. Sluice Friggins

    Sluice Friggins Jedi Knight star 2

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    ^^^ screwed that up, but you get it.
     
  12. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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  13. Darthmaul208

    Darthmaul208 Jedi Master star 5

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    Cassian Andor sounds like something I'd put on a pizza.
     
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  14. nightangel

    nightangel Force Ghost star 6

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    I guess he plays a similar role as the military guy in Alien 2, who was quite loyal to Ripley. ;)
     
  15. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    So thankful they went with Andor over Willex.
     
  16. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Yeah, I think Andor is a much stronger name than Willex. I'm really liking what they're saying about his character so far too.
     
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  17. mattman8907

    mattman8907 Jedi Master star 4

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    So this is the description for Andor: Andor is a by-the-book Rebel intelligence officer, brought in to steady the volatile Erso, but he’s no square. He’s committed, steady, and practical, and has seen more than his share of combat. “He conveys a fair amount of experience and the reality of what it’s like to do this every day, to try to figure out how to resist the Empire effectively and intelligently,” says Kiri Hart, Lucasfilm’s chief of story development. “It’s not easy.”
     
  18. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    So my guess is that he's the guy who, when Jyn says "Hey, let's do this," he says, "Here's why that won't work." What makes me believe that is "the reality of what it's like to do this every day." He's got experience. He knows. Jyn's just a streetwise criminal who's got some good blows in against the Empire but ultimately, doesn't know tactics. My guess is that's Andor's job.
     
  19. mattman8907

    mattman8907 Jedi Master star 4

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    I'm glad he's going to be a no-nonsense type of person but i would also want him to crack a couple of jokes.
     
  20. Chewies_bandolier

    Chewies_bandolier Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Cassian now in glorious technicolor.
     
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  21. Jedi Jessy

    Jedi Jessy Force Ghost star 5

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    "Rebel Soldiers Assemble
    Here we see Diego Luna's Capt. Cassian Andor in the beach battle alongside some fellow Rebel soldiers — all of them human. From the original trilogy, we know a great many creatures also joined the Rebellion. Did those species line up and follow the lead of the humans after the events of Rogue One? Or have we just not seen some of the aliens who will join this battle? Director Gareth Edwards says there are at least two background creatures who fight with the squad, but they aren't major characters. "They're not necessarily front-and-center," he says, before joking: "But maybe one day, there'll be a spinoff movie."

    Jyn and Cassian
    In the era of fandom 'shipping, it's only a matter of time before people start drawing hearts around Jyn and Cassian. The filmmakers say he's the reliable, stable one who counters her loose-cannon tendencies, sort of Murtaugh to her Riggs. (There's probably a fandom out there who 'ship the two Lethal Weapon characters, too.)[...]"

    http://www.ew.com/gallery/star-wars-rogue-one-more-photos/2645763_rebel-soldiers-assemble
     
  22. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    If (hah, when) Jyn and Cassian get 'shipped, I think "Ersandor" sounds better than "Jassian" or "Cyn." So I'm going to start using Ersandor.

    Edit: To clarify, I don't particularly care to 'ship them, but I hate 'ship names that sound stupid, so I'd rather use one that rolls off the tongue well than a terrible-sounding one. But I don't think R1 needs a romantic subplot, so I don't 'ship them.
     
  23. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    Fan-fic, my good man!
     
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  24. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Ships with homicidal maniacs are popular so... Orso! Perfect! :p
     
  25. Jedi Jessy

    Jedi Jessy Force Ghost star 5

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    Tumblr already calls that ship "RebelCaptain"
     
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