‘Star Wars: Rogue One’: CGI Brings Back Grand Moff Tarkin From The Dead

By Ila Samant | 1 year ago
‘Star Wars: Rogue One’: CGI Brings Back Grand Moff Tarkin From The Dead

Major missing of Peter Cushing, who played Grand Moff Tarkin in George Lucas’ 1977 classic must have happened to all “Star Wars” fans, after his demise in 1994. Maybe not back to life, but Peter Cushing is definitely coming back on the silver screen from his grave. Speculating something supernatural? Read on to get the complete scoop.

Do you think the man who reigned a long list of horror films during his life, including Dracula and Dr. Frankenstein, is actually rising from the dead? Well, as nerve-tickling as that may sound, we are not quite sure of that. But what we are certain that the grim-faced Cushing is definitely going to reprise the part Grand Moff Tarkin. Wonder how?


Well, that’s the magic of Computer Generated Imagery(CGI) Technology.

Mail Online has dug out the news from a source. It was said that the film is one of the most complex and expensive CGI re-creations ever in history. But, the franchise is taking all the pain to accomplish it.

It was because Cushing is a pivotal plotline as he was responsible for creating Darth Vader, and thus there’s a whole backstory that is going to be unveiled. Though as of now we don’t have the details about how exactly the character will fit into the plot.

The insider said that the crew faced a major challenge while creating Cushing’s legs and feet.

To give you this extraordinary experience of watching the dead in action again, the makers our going through hours and hours of old “Star Wars” footage, as well as footage from his other movies to re-create him flawlessly, and produce realistic movements.

Production is already on board for creating “Star Wars: Rogue One” and is targeting to release it in Dec. 2016. We might just have to get ready for an eerie experience.

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