Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has suffered from a lot of behind the scenes drama this year, and as Disney and Lucasfilm set out to ensure that their first Anthology movie is a guaranteed hit, they brought in The Bourne Legacy’s Tony Gilroy to assist – and possible take over from – Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) for the movie’s reshoots and post production stages.
However, after initially being paid $200,000 a week for his assistance, The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Gilroy has now earned upwards of $5 million for his contributions.
His work reportedly included writing new dialogue and scenes for Rogue One’s reshoots, but that later expanded to include taking on a “leading role” for post production and dealing with a number of issues, including the ending. It’s pretty obvious then that some significant changes have been made then, but chances are we’ll never get to find out what those were!
Everyone involved has so far attempted to downplay the reshoots because the last thing Disney wants is for moviegoers to view Rogue One as a troubled movie in the same vein as Fantastic Four and Suicide Squad. Here’s hoping it’s better than them both anyway.
Next up for the studio is Han Solo in 2018, while Boba Fett is likely to follow that in 2020. If recent reports are to be believed, a