Wobani

Wobani

The name of the prison planet that Jyn is rescued on is called Wobani, which is an anagram for the name Obi-Wan.

Gary Whitta Cameo

It’s unclear if you can actually see him in the movie itself, but Rogue One screenwriter Gary Whitta filmed a background cameo as an X-Wing pilot on the Yavin 4 base. The writer joked on twitter that his cameo did not make the final film:

 

Insidious 3 Dermot Mulroney

Dermot Mulroney

You may not see actor Dermot Mulroney on screen in Rogue One, but you can hear him. Or rather, you can hear him play the cello on the soundtrack, because Mulroney has been playing that instrument since grade school and has been playing in the orchestra for composer Michael Giacchino for years now.

Michael Giacchino

Voice Cameos

Rogue One utilized the voice of Star Wars Rebels cast members Steve Blum (Zeb), Vanessa Marshall (Hera Syndulla), Sam Witwer (Darth Maul) and Tom Kane (Yoda). In addition, Clone Wars voice star James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi) lent his voice to Rogue One. Even Star Wars Rebels creator and executive producer Dave Filoni can be heard somewhere in the movie.

Along with those familiar voice actors, some key names from behind the scenes provided brief voice cameos. The film’s composer Michael Giacchino had a voice cameo along with director Tony Gilroy (who reportedly had a key part in fixing Rogue One in reshoots and post-production) and his brother John Gilroy. There were also these Star Wars veterans giving their voices to the movie:

  • David Accord – sound designer on Star Wars Rebels, The Force Awakens and more
  • David Ankrum – additional voices in Star Wars: A New Hope
  • Verona Blue – additional voices in The Force Awakens
  • Dave Boat – Star Wars video games voice actor
  • Eugene Byrd – LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures
  • Jonathan Dixon – additional voices in The Force Awakens
  • Michael Donovan – LEGO Star Wars video games and The Force Awakens
  • Terri Douglas – ADR voice casting for The Force Awakens and Rogue One
  • Robin Atkin Downes – Cham Syndulla on Star Wars Rebels
  • Tom Harrison-Read – first assistant editor on Rogue One
  • Kevin Hickman – first assistant editor on Rogue One
  • Karen Huie – additional voices in The Force Awakens
  • Lex Lang – Star Wars video games voice actor
  • Vanessa Lengies – LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures
  • Yuri Lowenthal – Star Wars video games voice actor
  • Christopher Scarabosio – re-recording mixer for Rogue One and Clone Wars
  • Orly Schuchmacher – additional voices in The Force Awakens
  • Kat Sheridan – additional voices in The Force Awakens
  • Christian Simpson – Hayden Christensen’s stand-in for Revenge of the Sith
  • David Sobolov – Star Wars video games voice actor
  • Julian Stone – Star Wars video games voice actor
  • John Swartz – The Force Awakens and Rogue One co-producer
  • Fred Tatasciore – Star Wars Rebels and video games actor

Please let me know if there is anything I missed in the comments below. And if you haven’t yet, check out our previous Rogue One coverage:

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