Though it took place outside of the Skywalker Saga, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is still one of the best-reviewed films in the Star Wars franchise. Much of the credit for that has gone to director Gareth Edwards, who showed an uncanny knack for recreating the Star Wars universe in a prequel. At the time of Rogue One’s release, Edwards spoke about that the secret formula for creating a Star Wars future actually has to do with mining the past. (Click on the media bar below to hear Gareth Edwards)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is currently streaming on Disney+ and available on DVD, Blu-Ray, 4K, and most digital platforms.