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30 Star Wars: Rogue One Easter Eggs

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Sat, 12/17/2016 - 14:43

With Star Wars: Rogue One now out, check out a batch of Star Wars: Rogue One Easter Eggs. Obvious spoilers follow.

How many did you spot? Are we missing any, feel free to comment below.

"Star Wars: Rogue One" is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. 

Synopsis:

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

Star Wars: Rogue One Easter Eggs:

• Red Five dies (Luke becomes the new Red Five).

• The two goons from the Mos Eisley Cantina scene bump into Jyn (Cornelius Evazan and Ponda Baba aka Walrus Man).

• C3P-O and R2-D2.

• Warwick Davis plays Weeteef Cyubee.

• Princess Leia (CGI/played by Ingvild Deila).

• Grand Moff Tarkin (CGI/played by Guy Henry).

• Bantha Milk (blue milk) at the Erso home when Galen says he'll do everything he can to protect the young Jyn.

• Coruscant is seen through blurry windows when Galen tells Jyn he'll do everything he can to protect her. 

• The transport Jyn was rescued from is a variant of the Clone Turbo/Juggernaut Revenge of the Sith tank.

• Two stormtroopers talking about the T-14 becoming obsolete, which is a speedster. Stormtroopers talk about the T-15 in A New Hope when Obi-Wan is sneaking around the Death Star; Luke has a T-16 speedster in A New Hope, and mention is made of a T-17 in The Force Awakens

• The VT-16 (spider) droid is seen, which is mentioned in A New Hope by Stormtroopers.

• It appears they used old footage/sounds of the X-Wings with the Red and Gold leader.

Mustafar shown with Darth Vader.

• One of Saw's men was wearing a Black Scout Trooper helmet.

• The Journal of Whills is mentioned in passing when Chirrut is described as a protector of the Whills instead of a Jedi during the Jedha street skirmish.

• Han Solo directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller play Death Star technicians.

• Director Rian Johnson is thought to have had a cameo.

• Physical version of holo chess at Saw's place.

• Mention is made of Captain Antilles at the Rebel Base, the guy that helm's Leia's ship (no relation to Wedge Antilles).

• Jimmy Smits as Bail Organa confirms he goes back to Alderaan (meaning confirming he dies in A New Hope when the Death Star destroys Alderaan).

• Bail Organa's Jedi friend is Obi-Wan Kenobi.

• Bail Organa trusts "her" with his life to get Kenboi is his adoptive daughter Princess Leia.

Jyn's toys.

• Bib Fortuna at Saw Gerrera's place.

• Saw Gerrera was in Star Wars: The Clone Wars

• Hammerhead Corvette ship from Star Wars Rebels.

Star Wars Rebels: Chopper and The Ghost can be seen at Yavin 4.

Star Wars Rebels: VCX-100 is said over the intercom, which is the model number of the Ghost, and more of Ghost is seen during the battle.

Star Wars Rebels: Sato's CR-90, "Liberator," can be seen in two space battle shots. The clearest one is the shot of the TIEs striking Raddus' command ship.

Star Wars Rebels: General Syndulla is called over the intercom on Yavin 4.

(h/t reddit)