A Digitally Re-mastered 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Returning to IMAX Theaters For One-Night with Andor Sneak Peek
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- Published: Wednesday, 17 August 2022 00:20
IMAX is hosting ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY screenings at 150 movie theaters in the United States and Canada on August 26 with Andor footage being shown for the first time. Get the details and new poster below.
The IMAX release of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie. Tickets are on sale now at participating IMAX theaters: https://www.imax.com/RogueOne and at fandango.com/RogueOneIMAX.
Andor which premieres the first three episodes on September 21 on Disney+, is a prequel to ROGUE ONE and an origin story for Diego Luna's Cassian Andor five years prior to the events of the 2016 Lucasfilm movie.
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY was directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are the producers, and John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serve as executive producers. The story is by John Knoll and Gary Whitta, and the screenplay is by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy.
Lucasfilm’s ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY has garnered over $1 billion at the worldwide box office since its release in 2016. The story follows a group of unlikely heroes, who, in a time of conflict, band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
More about Andor
“Andor” takes place five years before the events of “Rogue One,” when the seeds of rebellion against the Empire were germinating. The special footage from “Andor” offers audiences a look at the story, which explores a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It is an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into the rebel hero that we see in “Rogue One.”
The series stars Diego Luna, Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller, Fiona Shaw and Faye Marsay.
Tony Gilroy is the creator/showrunner, and Toby Haynes, Susanna White and Benjamin Caron direct specific episodes. The writers for specific episodes are Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy, Stephen Schiff and Beau Willimon. Kathleen Kennedy, Tony Gilroy, Sanne Wohlenberg, Diego Luna and Michelle Rejwan serve as executive producers.