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Diego Luna Shoots Down Rumors Of Alternate Rogue One Endings
By SANDY SCHAEFER
Despite the dark clouds hanging over “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” after reports of expensive reshoots, the movie made over $1 billion at the box office. The film embraces the idea of being a war drama set in a sci-fi universe and ends with the characters heroically sacrificing their lives, paving the way for the events of “Star Wars: A New Hope.”
“Rogue One” and the prequel-era animated “Star Wars” series bring the themes of sacrifice to the forefront of their storytelling, reminding audiences that the selfless actions of many clear the path to victory. This message drew one of the movie’s stars, Diego Luna, to “Rogue One,” who dispelled the rumors of an alternate happy ending.
The actor said, “I remember people say we shot different endings and, just to be clear, the day I was offered this role, I knew this was it. It was one film and I knew what the end was going to be.” “Rogue One” stuck to its themes, giving an ending that Luna describes as “so bold, so interesting, and so unique” to the franchise.