Rogue One: A Star Wars Story received mostly positive reviews, but also criticism for its CGI characters — Grand Moff Tarkin and Princess Leia. Rogue One director Gareth Edwards told Fandango that Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy told him, “[Fisher] didn’t realize it was CGI.
A long time ago (2007), on a basic cable channel far, far away (the defunct G4), Olivia Munn became famous for posing in a Leia-esque bikini. Now, she and several celebrity coconspirators are taking over your Twitter feed with another Star Wars-inspired fashion statement. And it’s all for a good cause.
By Graeme McMillan, The Hollywood Reporter For those who have always wondered why the Galactic Empire sounds as if it’s filled with graduates from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, you’re not alone. Gareth Edwards, director of the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has noticed it as well. ...
The biggest reaction from the audience came at the very end of the panel, at the very end of a short sizzle reel introduced by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy and produced exclusively for Star Wars Celebration that will never be publicly released.
Lucasfilm exec Kathleen Kennedy and director Gareth Edwards insist returns for additional filming was part of the plan all along