The version of Rogue One we saw on the big screen was not the movie first conceived by Lucasfilm, and it turns out that it almost featured a few Jedi — including one that would’ve had a close connection to Jyn.
The Star Wars animated series Rebels is set just a couple of years before the events of Rogue One, and director Gareth Edwards made sure to slip in a few nods for keen-eyed fans. But this should help in case you missed them on the big screen.
After bringing Saw Gerrera to life in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, it’s been officially announced that Forest Whitaker will be reprising the role of the Rebel insurgent in Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels.
Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has one of the most surprising endings of any film in the franchise, but it was almost very different. Now Edwards has confirmed how the original draft wrapped up the story.