Rogue One: A Star Wars Story editors revealed earlier this year there was more than enough footage for an entirely new act in the movie, but based on the descriptions of what’s included in the home release, don’t expect to see anything new.
Disney confirmed that Rogue One will be available to purchase digitally on March 24 and on Blu-ray, DVD and on-demand as of April 4. Included in the announcement is a list of what will accompany the movie. Interviews with the cast and crew of Rogue One, a look at the Empire and a conversation about what it was like bringing a young Princess Leia back to the big screen are just a few of the highlights. Nowhere in the list of features, however, do the words “deleted scenes” appear. The full list of bonus materials can be seen below.
A Rogue Idea – Hear how ILM’s John Knoll came up with the movie’s concept – and why it’s the right film to launch the Star Wars stand-alone films.
Jyn: The Rebel – Get to know Rogue One’s defiant, resourceful survivor, and hear what it was like for Felicity Jones to bring her to life onscreen.
Cassian: The Spy – Diego Luna shares insights into his complex, driven character, who becomes a hero through selflessness, perseverance and passion.
K-2SO: The Droid – Explore the development of this reprogrammed Imperial droid, from initial pitch and character design through Alan Tudyk’s performance.
Baze & Chirrut: Guardians of the Whills – Go deeper into the relationship between these two very different characters, with Chinese superstars Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen.
Bodhi & Saw: The Pilot & The Revolutionary – Forest Whitaker and Riz Ahmed reflect on Saw Gerrera, the broken Rebel leader, and Bodhi Rook, the Imperial pilot who defects.
The Empire – Meet a dangerous new Imperial adversary…and cross paths once more with the most iconic villain of all time.
Visions of Hope: The Look of “Rogue One” – The filmmakers describe the challenges and thrills of developing a bold new look for the movie that can fit within the world of the original trilogy.
The Princess & The Governor – See what it took to bring the vibrant young princess of Star Wars: A New Hope – as well as one of her most memorable foes – back to the screen.
Epilogue: The Story Continues – Filmmakers and cast celebrate Rogue One’s premiere and look forward into the future, to the Star Wars stories yet to be told.
Rogue Connections – Uncover Easter eggs and film facts hidden throughout the movie that connect Rogue One to the Star Wars universe.
If you make the decision to go with the Blu-ray, there are a couple of different packages being offered by various retailers. Target, Walmart and Best Buy will all have exclusive packaging options that come with different goods like comics, metal cases and trading discs.
Target Exclusive: 5-disc set includes collectible packaging with interchangeable character covers and exclusive bonus content (Blu-ray 3D + two Blu-ray + DVD + DVD exclusive content – 2 additional bonus features + Digital HD + collectible packaging)
Best Buy Exclusive: 4-disc set with exclusive SteelBook packaging (Blu-ray 3D + two Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD + SteelBook packaging)
Walmart Exclusive: 3-disc set with exclusive K-2SO packaging and two Galactic Connexions trading discs (two Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD + K-2SO packaging + two Galactic Connexions trading discs)
Images of the three different packages can be seen below. The first is from Target, the second is from Best Buy and the last one is from Walmart.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story marks the first anthology film in the Star Wars franchise. The second anthology movie, the untitled Han Solo story, stars Alden Ehrenreich as the young Han Solo, Donald Glover as a young Lando Calrissian, Woody Harrelson as Solo’s mentor, Garris Shrike, Emilia Clarke and Thandie Newton.
The untitled Han Solo movie will be released on May 25, 2018.