How Rogue One Created Princess Leia, Grand Moff Tarkin

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Bringing back the late Peter Cushing and 19-year-old Carrie Fisher for a story taking place before the 1977 “Star Wars” was a CGI challenge.

Industrial Light & Magic used “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” to push the boundaries of visual effects, especially in the area of digital humans. Design FX dives into the incredible techniques used to recreate one of the Star Wars universe’s most terrifying figures, Grand Moff Tarkin.