Lucasfilm has officially partnered with Imax for re-release screenings of Rogue One: A Star Wars, which will feature a remastered version of the 2016 film. The screening will take place on August 25, in 150 Imax theaters across North America. Tickets for the week-long special event are now on sale at Imax theaters and on Fandango.
In addition, it is also confirmed that the A Rogue The Imax screening will also include an exclusive sneak peek footage of the next Star Wars series on Disney+ Andorrawhich will be available for streaming on September 21 with the first three episodes.
Disney+ ones Andorra Diego Luna makes an appearance as he reprises his role as Cassian Andor. Set five years before the events of A Rogue, the series will follow the adventures of the titular hero rebel spy during the formative years of the Rebellion. It will explore stories of espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire.
The new Star Wars The prequel series will also star franchise alumni Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera, Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma and Alan Tudyk as Cassian’s droid sidekick K-2SO, who reportedly will not appear in the first season. Additional cast included as well Star Wars newcomers Denise Gough, Stellan Skarsgård, Kyle Soller, and Adria Arjona. Ben Mendelsohn is also rumored to be reprising his role as Director Orson Callan Krennic.
Andorra is executive produced by showrunner Tony Gilroy, who previously oversaw reshoots for A Rogue. Gilroy was originally expected to direct three episodes but was forced to give up the position Dark Glassby Toby Haynes due to pandemic-related travel issues.
The 2016 film was a critical and box-office hit with a gross of over $1 billion worldwide. It stars Luna, Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Riz Ahmed, Forest Whitaker, and Ben Mendelsohn.
See the poster for A Rogue Imax screening below: