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Rogue One [Official Info] Grand Moff Tarkin (Guy Henry and Peter Cushing) in Rogue One

Discussion in 'Anthology' started by Bosskkkk, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. Bosskkkk

    Bosskkkk Jedi Knight star 1

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    Most likely a stand in, but from the clothes and demeanor, it's most likely him ...

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  2. Bosskkkk

    Bosskkkk Jedi Knight star 1

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    (however, it's possible it's not him after all ... as he's not wearing slippers*)


    *extra points of you get the ref/joke ;)
     
  3. Satipo

    Satipo Force Ghost star 7

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    I think that's whoever is standing in for him, yes. I think you can also see Jan Dodonna's stand-in next to Bail. I think they're using CG or old (possibly unused) footage from ANH, possibly a combo of the two on actors that look similar to the originals.
     
  4. B99

    B99 Force Ghost star 6

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    Hm, maybe!
     
  5. TROR

    TROR Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I hope so. I hope Bail's in it, too. However, if this is him, maybe it's just me, but it looks like he's taking orders from Ben Mendlesohn's character, which seems strange to me.
     
  6. I Are The Internets

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    Man if CGI Cushing actually works and is a thing, does this mean we'll finally get Casablanca 2?!
     
  7. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    To me it looks like it could be some kind of test conducted by Krennic for the Imperial higher ups who are all gathered around Tarkin. Great shot!
     
  8. ProfessorNutbudder

    ProfessorNutbudder Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    That's what I get from it too. I don't take Tarkin being ordered around from this shot at all.
     
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  9. I know

    I know Jedi Knight star 3

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    For me, it's not so much he's taking orders as saying "come on Krennic show me what this battle station can do!"
     
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  10. Max@TSWP

    Max@TSWP Jedi Master star 4

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    I pinged Stephen Stanton to see if that is him. He voices Tarkin on Rebels and the Clone Wars. Having him be the stand in with a CGI likeness of Peter Cushing is being rumored.
     
  11. JMaster Luke

    JMaster Luke Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I hope that's him. That'd be great. Yeah it does look like Tarkin is being shown what the station could do rather then him being given orders.

    As to answer the question that bosskkk asked that joke is because the original Tarkin actor didn't want to wear the boats so he wore slippers on set? something like that.
     
  12. I Are The Internets

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    How dare you refer to Peter Cushing as "the original Tarkin actor". How. Dare. You.
     
  13. mattman8907

    mattman8907 Jedi Master star 4

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    i wonder who outranks who. Krennic or Tarkin.
     
  14. GregMcP

    GregMcP Force Ghost star 5

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    Looks a bit of a standoff. The Moffs and Admirals vs the Director.

    I would bet that it is Tarkin.
    This is the game Garth has played alot in both the Trailer and this BTS.
    Throw in sneaky half hidden characters, to get exactly this response "Is that....?"

    Which is fine by me.

    And the whole damn movie seems to be ANH cameos.
    Which again is fine by me.
     
  15. Django Fett

    Django Fett Force Ghost star 5

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    Isn't that Guy Henry standing in for the cgi Tarkin? He was rumoured to be in the film almost as far back as when they announced a cgi Tarkin.
     
  16. darklordoftech

    darklordoftech Force Ghost star 6

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    Tarkin. Krennic is a scientist working for Tarkin.
     
  17. DARTH_BELO

    DARTH_BELO Force Ghost star 4

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    I don't know....[face_thinking]


    That doesn't really look like Tarkin to me....o_O


    I can't really put a finger on it, but it doesn't seem like such a slam-dunk possibility, like the pic of Bail. I actually don't understand how some on here are so sure it's him. I just can't do it....[face_dunno]
     
  18. Darth_Voider

    Darth_Voider Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Krennic isn't a scientist, he's the director of Imperial Intelligence.

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  19. GunganSlayer

    GunganSlayer Jedi Master star 3

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    Thank you for creating this thread. I noticed this the second time I viewed the reel, and I'm almost positive that is Tarkin. Tarkin is such an important figure in the Imperial hierarchy, and plays such an important role in the creation of the Death Star that he just has to be in this film, in some capacity, even if only briefly. To me, there's just something present in that shot that really convinces me it's Tarkin; maybe because the resemblance is uncanny?

    The CGI rumor has been around for awhile, but I'm sure we'll be treated to a combination of CGI, stand-ins, and perhaps makeup.


    I think it's also safe to say that both Bail Organa and Jan Dodonna are in this, too, based on extremely brief glimpses in this reel. The character that is supposedly Dodonna can be briefly glimpsed in the original Rogue One teaser, but I think we get a better look at him in this sizzle reel.
     
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  20. plaidphoenix

    plaidphoenix Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I'm hoping we see the technician who asked Luke if he wanted a new droid right before the DS battle.
     
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  21. SoloBrothers

    SoloBrothers Jedi Knight star 2

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    Stephen Stanton has been teasing images of himself in a Tarkin uniform recently. I don't know if it means anything, but it could be significant
     
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  22. JabbatheHumanBeing

    JabbatheHumanBeing Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Almost certainly Tarkin. Same hairstyle, forehead, not wearing a cap. My favorite villain is back. So ridiculously excited.
     
  23. Avnar

    Avnar Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Really?? I thought I was the only one that really rates this guy...

    If the galaxy far far away had their version of the Nuremberg trials after the war ended - He would have been public enemy number 1! (If he survived)

    Destroying a planet?? Brutal!
     
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  24. JabbatheHumanBeing

    JabbatheHumanBeing Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    You thought you were the only one that thought Tarkin was a great villain? I assure you. There are millions that think so.

    At least, I think there are...

    In any event, Tarkin is one reason why ANH ranks right alongside ESB for me. He's just such a perfect bad guy.
     
  25. Avnar

    Avnar Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    "Really rates" as in favourite! I know people rate him... It's just usually everyone prefers Vader or Palpatine. I always though Tarkin was the best villain :cool: