Is ‘Rogue One’ Bringing Peter Cushing’s Grand Moff Tarkin Back From the Grave?

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by: S. Scott Stanikmas

For a man who has been dead for almost two decades, Peter Cushing may have one of the biggest roles in the upcoming Star Wars: Rogue One.

Sources have been telling The Daily Mail that the studio is currently going through one of the most rigorous CGI re-creations ever to stay faithful to the character and bring Cushing as Tarkin back to life on the big screen:

“This is one of the most complex and costly CGI re-creations ever. Cushing is a pivotal plot line as he was the one to create Darth Vader and there’s a whole back story that will come out.”

One of the things people shit all over with the prequel trilogy as well as George Lucas’ tinkering with the original three films was the overuse and almost sickening reliance on computer graphics over conventional props and puppetry. This could…

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