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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story originally hid its Death Star connection and ended with a wedding

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story originally hid its Death Star connection and featured a happier ending.

There’s no question that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was a huge success, popular with both fans and critics, while also making large sums at the box office. The film, however, underwent many iterations before arriving at its final version, which leads one to wonder how it would have fared if another path was chosen.

One of Rogue One‘s writers Chris Weitz has revealed a couple of those different paths, telling the Cult Popture podcast (via The Playlist) about what the film was like before he came on board as a writer:

“The version prior to [mine] didn’t have everyone die. As a matter of fact, it ended with a wedding. I think it was on the presumption that Disney wouldn’t allow characters to die with such abandon. I

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