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Those re-shoots definitely took place, and while Rogue One may have ended up still being great (and a hit at the worldwide box office), you only need to look back over the various trailers and TV spots to see that some significant changes were made along the way.
So, what scenes ended up missing from the movie and what do they tell us about that earlier version of Rogue One? Below, you’ll find a look at ten of the biggest and most surprising scenes to have ended up on the cutting room floor, and it’s hard not to look at them and wonder at just how different a movie we were going to get before those changes were made!
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10. Jyn Erso Takes On A TIE Fighter
One of the coolest scenes in the first full-length trailer for Rogue One saw Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso being confronted by a TIE Fighter. Who exactly was piloting that wasn’t revealed, but it’s a moment which got fans talking, especially as it showed off what appeared to be one of the movie’s biggest action sequences. Now when Jyn walks down that catwalk to fix the satellite dish which will transmit the Death Star plans to the Rebels above, there was nothing there, though she does still wind up clinging on to that for dear life after one of the new TIE Strikers randomly takes aim at her. It’s now clear that this entire scene played out very differently.