Disney put an enormous amount of effort into Rogue One, bringing in writer and director Tony Gilroy in June to help fix up the film by writing new dialogue and directing some additional scenes, earning a screenplay credit for the film and a reportedly hefty $5 million paycheck for his efforts.
According to John Gilroy, “things like that have a ripple effect all through the movie,” prompting additional tweaks throughout the film. Early trailer scenes that revealed Darth Vader on the Death Star, for example, ended up replaced with ones that took place in his castle on the planet Mustafar.
Regardless, reshoots are a common trend when it comes to movie making. So, whether or not it “saved” the film, as in terms of being a success, well, that’s hard to say. But, that said, I’m one happy Star Wars fan that they made the changes they did. ‘Rogue One’ may have been risky business, pun intended, but it was well worth the risk.
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