‘Rogue One,’ the 2016 American space epic, pre-opened to a Thursday box office record of $29 million and as of Friday had grossed $ 71.1 million in the United States and Canada alone, with a global collection of $104.1 million.
It could well be on its way to a $150 million weekend box office bonanza in the North American territories, and worldwide ‘Rogue One’ is expected to gross anywhere between $280 and $350 million – not as big a weekend opening as ‘The Force Awakens’ but not too far behind either.
The Disney-Lucas combination ‘Rogue One’ is the first standalone story of the Star Wars saga and is expected to be merged into its mainstay saga films for years ahead.
Here are the credits of the blockbuster:
Produced by – Lucasfilm
Directed by – Gareth Edwards
Distributed by – Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Written by – Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy
Based on – Story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta
Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso
Diego Luna as Cassian Andor
Ben Mendelsohn as Orson Krennic,
Donnie Yen as Chirrut Îmwe,
Mads Mikkelsen as Galen Erso,
Alan Tudyk as K-2SO
Peter Cushing and Guy Henry as Grand Moff Tarkin.
Riz Ahmed as Bodhi Rook,
Jiang Wen as Baze Malbus,
Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera
Jonathan Aris as Senator Jebel
Ian McElhinney as General Dodonna,
Valene Kane as Lyra Erso, Jyn Erso’s mother
Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma
Jimmy Smits as Bail Organa,
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Spencer Wilding as Darth Vader
James Earl Jones reprises his role as the voice of Bail Organa
Nick Kellington appears as Bistan nicknamed “Space Monkey”
Alistair Petrie as General Draven
Fares Fares as Senator Vaspar
Rian Johnson and Ram Bergman, director and producer of Star Wars: Episode VIII, respectively, cameo as two Death Star technicians.
Warwick Davis as Weeteef Cyubee
Daniel Naprous. Grand Moff Tarkin and Leia Organa are physically played by Guy Henry and Ingvild Deila, respectively, with the digital likenesses of Peter Cushing and Carrie Fisher.