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The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ■ ■ W R I T T E N BY J O S H K U S H I N S  ■   F O R E W O R D S BY D O U G C H I A N G , N E I L L A M O N T, A N D G A R E T H E D WA R D S

This official behind-the-scenes companion to the movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story offers fans an in-depth tour of the Rogue One art department

S E LLING POINTS ■■ The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be the definitive chronicle of the art of the film ■■ Never-before-seen production artwork is filled with concepts seen (and not seen) in the finished film ■■ Star Wars is the most popular and commercially lucrative property in all of entertainment, and Star Wars books continue to sell well

S PECIFICATIONS 300 color illustrations 256 pages, 11⅞ × 10⅜" Hardcover with jacket RIGHTS: US/CAN/AUS/NZ/UK ENGLISH PUB MONTH: DECEMBER ENTERTAINMENT • FILM ISBN 978-1-4197-2225-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-2225-7 US $40.00  CAN $49.95 54000 9 781419 722257


his book is a visual chronicle of the Lucasfilm art department’s creation of new worlds, unforgettable characters, and newly imagined droids, vehicles, and weapons for the

first movie in the Star Wars Story series—Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In the same format and style as Abrams’ The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the book gives readers unprecedented access to hundreds of concept paintings, sketches, storyboards, matte paintings, as well as character, costume, and vehicle designs. The Art of Rogue One: A Star

Wars Story will stand as the definitive guide to the artwork and imagination behind the


newest chapter in the Star Wars franchise and will delight Star Wars fans and cineastes for decades to come. Directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla, Monsters), with production design by Doug Chiang and Neil Lamont, Rogue One chronicles the adventures of a Rebel cell tasked with a desperate mission: to steal the plans for the Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor’s rule. The all-star cast includes Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, Mads

The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ISBN 978-1-4197-1780-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-1780-2 US $40.00  CAN $49.95 54000 9 781419 717802

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Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Jiang Wen, and Donnie Yen. Josh Kushins has worked steadily for various Hollywood studios most recently on the publicity teams for Lucasfilm Ltd. and DC Comics, and is the director of special projects at the American Film Institute. He is the author of The Art of John Carter: A Visual Journey.

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Abrams Spring 2017 Catalog  

Founded by Harry N. Abrams in 1949, ABRAMS was the first company in the United States to specialize in publishing art and illustrated books....

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