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May The 4th Deal: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Available On FandangoNow
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May the 4th Star Wars FandangoNow

Today is a great day across the galaxy. Every year, May the 4th provides Star Wars fans with a chance to spread their love, and in recent years it’s gotten easier with Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015 and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story last December.

Fandango is using its “force” as the world’s biggest supplier of movie tickets to spread the Star Wars fandom through their streaming service FandangoNOW. FandangoNOW began in early 2016 after the company acquired the streaming site M-GO, and allows movie fans to watch over 50,000 films and TV shows on a pay-as-you-go basis without a subscription.

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ To Hit Digital HD In March, Blu-ray In April
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is full proof that a Star Wars spinoff can work. The film is a massive box office success with the film earning over $1 billion worldwide.

Now on the off chance that you missed it in theaters, you will be able to get to see it in the comfort of your own home when the film hits Digital HD in March or Blu-ray and DVD in April. Check out a new trailer and the special features below.

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Seandps’s Top 10 Movies Of 2016
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Seandps Top 10 Movies of 2016

As 2016 comes to close and we settling into the first few weeks into 2017, it’s time to go through my list of movies I saw in 2016 and pick the ten best titles. This year’s total was 69 new movies, and for those new to my lists, that includes all new movies, no matter when they came out. So the easiest step in the process is weeding out the older movies, but then comes the hard part. It took a few passes, but I finally have my top ten, so sit back and grab some popcorn, because here comes my top ten movies of 2016…

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Editors Reveal Which Scenes Were Part Of The Reshoots
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Ben Mendelsohn in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

As many of you recall, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story went through a series of reshoots last summer. During the course of that time, many were concerned about the timing of these reshoots and script rewrites. Naturally, big budget blockbusters like Rogue One will go through reshoots just to work out any issues the film may have. In the long run, these reshoots helped the film, as it quickly became the third highest grossing film of 2016 in just a matter of a few short weeks.

Now the subject of these reshoots has popped up again, as many are wondering what scenes were reshot and what scenes were rewritten. Of course, now is the perfect time to ask about it considering that the film is practically behind us. Find out more about what Rogue One editors John Gilroy and Colin Goudie had to say about those scenes in the full story below.

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Empress Eve’s Top 10 Favorite Movies Of 2016
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Top 10 Favorite Movies of 2016

Now that 2016 is behind us, it’s time for me to reveal my favorite Movies of 2016. On a global level, the year 2016 will go down in history as a difficult one, where we lost a lot of talented people and there seemed to be an overall negativity in the air (thanks in part to the general election here in the U.S). On a personal level, 2016 was not only difficult, but sorrowful, as I lost my father to cancer. My dad loved movies, and every time we got together, we would discuss the films we had recently seen. Dad got sick early in the year, so we didn’t get to have our usual movie pow-wows.

My top movies are always of the blockbuster, superhero, scifi/fantasy variety, with some comedies sprinkled in, because I like to rewatch movies, so I tend to pick more uplifting titles as “favorites” — therefore, I’m not saying my list is of the “best” movies, they are just the ones I enjoyed the most and will likely rewatch to my heart’s content.

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Watch This Fan-Made Opening Crawl For ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’
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Rogue One A Star Wars Story Poster Header Image

The recently released Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first of a series of live-action standalone features, not part of the Star Wars “Episodes.” Therefore, the filmmakers decided to leave out the usual opening crawl, an iconic part of all seven previous films, beginning with the original 1977 Star Wars (Episode IV: A New Hope).

Many fans feel an opening crawl is a necessity for a Star Wars film, and in the case of Rogue One, which tells the story of the team of Rebels who stole the plans for the Death Star that led to the events of A New Hope, it would have been helpful to show where this tale fits into the timeline. (Basically, it’s “Episode 3.5.)

Now, a fan has created an opening crawl for Rogue One using an online Star Wars “Intro Creator” tool. Watch the video for it here below.

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’: Death Troopers Prank Disney Store Customers
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story death troopers

To help promote the recently released Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, a little prank was set up involving some Death Troopers and some customers at a Disney Store.

Nothing complicated about this one, folks. It’s simply some Death Trooper statues set up in a Disney store and the people who discover they are not really statues. Classic. Or a brand new twist on the Mannequin Challenge if you’re super young and don’t remember classic stuff! Either way, the best part is seeing the reactions and interactions involving some of the kids.

Click on over to the other side to watch the video.

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Almost Had A Very Different Ending
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

At this point in time, we should tell you that any news about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will contain spoilers. Not just because we know that the rebels steal the plans to the Death Star, but in terms of how the film specifically ends.

For those who have seen it already, we know the fate of the crew, but for those who have yet to see it, this will be your only warning as spoilers will follow. But for those that have seen it, did you know that there was a different ending. Find out what it is in the full story below.

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‘Rogue One’s Saw Gerrera To Appear In ‘Star Wars Rebels’
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Forest Whitaker in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Eagle-eyed Star Wars Rebels fans were able to point out some of the cameos that were made in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. From The Ghost, the show’s flagship transporter, to Chopper, the crew’s droid with an attitude, it was fun to see that even the animated show characters get a little nod. Now it looks like one of them will be paying a visit to the animated show. Rumors started to swirl that Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) could appear in a sequel or another Star Wars film. It’s unlikely that Jyn would make an appearance unless the writers have something else up their sleeve, but one character that is confirmed to appear is one we’ve already seen in the Clone Wars animated series.

According to a trailer, Saw Gerrera will be back for an upcoming episode of Star Wars Rebels, and he will be voiced by none other than Forest Whitaker. Check out more on the story below.

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‘Firefly’ Star Alan Tudyk Talks Playing K-2SO In ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’
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K-2SO In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The latest Star Wars movie, and the first spinoff from the numbered series, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story may not have had the same kind of opening weekend The Force Awakens had. As Disney expected. But The Force Awakens had the best domestic opening of all time and went on to become the new all-time domestic box office king, so that’s no great shock to anyone at all. But that’s not to say the movie had a bad opening. Quite the contrary. It scored a $155 million domestic opening—the second best for a Star Wars movie and the 12th best all-time—and nearly $135 million foreign for a $290 million worldwide total. Now we can only wait to see how high it will rise in the all-time rankings.

While we wait for that, here’s a short video well worth giving a watch. In it, Firefly star Alan Tudyk talks about playing the droid K-2SO in Rogue One. This includes figuring out the right voice to use, walking around on stilts, and more. You can check it out below.

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