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Lit STAR WARS: ROGUE #$^$%&ING ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

Discussion in 'Literature' started by CooperTFN, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 6 VIP

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    *coughandtheEUcough*

    http://www.starwars.com/news/rogue-...direct-star-wars-episode-viii?linkId=12857863

    Yeah, this felt like a "new thread" thing. Emphasis mine:

    ETA: Just to be clear, I really do think this warrants a new thread for those of us who're avoiding the TFA one now that spoilers are a real thing.
     
  2. StoryWorthTelling

    StoryWorthTelling Jedi Knight star 2

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    This could be cool, I guess. I'm assuming it's a Rogue Squadron movie? Certainly not the rumored Bob aFett/bounty hunters/Death Star plans movie. I look forward to getting more details.
     
  3. Valin__Kenobi

    Valin__Kenobi Author: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Praji star 4 VIP

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  4. Slater

    Slater Jedi Master star 2

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    Wooooo Jones is Wedges daughter calling it
     
  5. The_Forgotten_Jedi

    The_Forgotten_Jedi Jedi Master star 4

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    If this is a film about Rogue Squadron, then this is the best day ever. [face_dancing]

    If not, shame on them for giving this movie that name. They would have to know the meaning of that title to EU fans. [face_shame_on_you]
     
  6. JediMara77

    JediMara77 Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    THIS IS AN ACCURATE THREAD TITLE.
     
  7. Lane_Winree

    Lane_Winree Jedi Master star 4

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    AHHHHHHHhhHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! IT'S HAPPENING
     
  8. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    This is going to be so awesome!
     
  9. TrandoJedi

    TrandoJedi Jedi Master star 4

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    But what about a live-action Rouge Squadron TV show? :(
     
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  10. AdmiralNick22

    AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    PLEASE GOD LET THIS BE ABOUT ROGUE SQUADRON!!! [face_praying][face_praying][face_praying]:-B[face_dancing]:cool:[face_praying][face_praying][face_praying]

    --Adm. Nick
     
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  11. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 6 VIP

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    Well of course it is. :p

    A lot of people are speculating that this is ST-era and Jones is a new-generation character, but it feels to me like calling it "Rogue One" signifies that it's the origin of the squadron.
     
  12. Cynical_Ben

    Cynical_Ben Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Some info on John Knoll, the dude who apparently came up with the Rogue One story (which Gary Whitta and Chris Weitz have then scripted). He's a, if not the, visual effects supervisor at ILM, and oversaw the effects for, *ahem*,
    A New Hope,
    Return of the Jedi,
    Hunt for Red October,
    Spaced Invaders,
    Hudson Hawk,
    Baby's Day Out,
    Star Trek: Generations,
    Mission: Impossible,
    Star Trek: First Contact,
    The Phantom Menace,
    Deep Blue Sea,
    Mission to Mars,
    Attack of the Clones,
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl,
    Revenge of the Sith,
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest,
    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End,
    Speed Racer,
    Confessions of a Shopaholic,
    Avatar,
    Rango,
    Super 8,
    Hugo,
    Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,
    Pacific Rim,
    Tomorrowland,
    and,
    The Force Awakens.

    He's basically one of their biggest effects guys and I'm really surprised he hasn't directed a film of his own by now. Also, he and his brother wrote Photoshop.

    So whatever story idea he came up with, it's certainly going to look cool.

    EDIT: Also, Entertainment Weekly named him the 10th smartest person in Hollywood in 2007.
     
  13. AdmiralNick22

    AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Hmm, a passing the torch story? Maybe they can convince ole' Denis Lawson to partake in it if he is offered a meaty role... :D

    --Adm. Nick
     
  14. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 6 VIP

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    All the more reason to set it after ANH. [face_mischief]
     
  15. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    Didn't I just mention a spinoff film offering Wedge a meaty role just yesterday?!? A film starring an Antilles daughter leading the squadron in the new era sounds even better!!

    EVERYTHING IS PROCEEDING AS I HAVE FORESEEN.


    Missa ab iPhona mea est.
     
  16. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 6 VIP

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    Hey, either you or Nick mention that pretty much every day.
     
  17. Oaknut

    Oaknut Jedi Knight

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    Good luck getting Denis Lawson on board...... He has been ripping SW for years.
     
  18. scruffylooking

    scruffylooking Jedi Master star 1

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    Can't believe TFN hasn't updated their front page with this big news in the SWverse.

    [​IMG]
     
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  19. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    I'm way too excited about this.

    How excited? I officially declare my forgiveness for Legends. Because we're getting an X-wing movie!!!


    Missa ab iPhona mea est.
     
  20. AdmiralNick22

    AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    They are FINALLLY listening! :p

    Have they seen my Ackbar post too? ;)

    --Adm. Nick
     
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  21. Valin__Kenobi

    Valin__Kenobi Author: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Praji star 4 VIP

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    Well, a stopped clock is still right twice a day. :p
     
  22. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    Oh my god they also announced Frozen 2 today


    Everything is coming up Jello


    Missa ab iPhona mea est.
     
  23. Slater

    Slater Jedi Master star 2

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    The Empire is going to lose and Elisa is going to die of frostbite.

    #harshrealityforJello
     
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  24. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    THE EMPIRE NEVER BOTHERED ME ANYWAY

    Wait that's not the line. Too excited!


    Missa ab iPhona mea est.
     
  25. Armchair_Admiral

    Armchair_Admiral Jedi Master star 4

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    Awesome, it's about time we starfighter aficionados got a movie that we didn't have to share with those pesky lightsaber owners. :D