How Rogue One Disrupts Star Wars’ ‘Chosen One’ Trope

Luke Skywalker in Star Wars A New Hope

Warning: Major spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ahead

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was as close as a Star Wars movie has gotten to being considered a box office risk since the original opened in theaters almost 40 years ago. As a direct prequel to A New Hope, Rogue One features a cast of largely unfamiliar characters and a premise that means the audience already knows how it will end before it even begins – the broad strokes, at least. A swathe of positive reviews from critics and fans alike have allowed Gareth Edwards’ prequel story to dispel any doubts, conquering the weekend box office with a …

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