Actor Riz Ahmed reveals some details about his Rogue One character Bodhi Rook....
Bodhi Rook comes from Jedha, a planet we know holds special significance for the Empire in Rogue One. Bodhi is an Imperial Pilot who defects to the Rebellion.
You can gear Riz talk about Bodhi in the clip from the Star Wars Celebration Europe panel from jus at few weeks ago.
Just prior to SWCE Rebel Force Radio played host to Anthony Breznican from EW.com, and Jimmy Mac pointed out that Bodhi Rook was sporting an Imperial Insignia on his jacket in some of the photographs released in Entertainment Weekly. It started a lot of speculation. Here is what Riz has to say about why exactly Bodhi wears that insignia in Rogue One:
Even though Bodhi Rook is a former Imperial, he is more of a cog in the machine than anything else. Riz is quick to point out that Bodhi isn't an ace pilot who has a long list of Rebel kills weighing on his soul. No, Bodhi is more of a kind of space trucker:
This film is sounding extremely exciting with a group of compelling characters assembled to tell a story we've all wondered about for decades. Complex characters, not just filler:
Rogue One opens in December and we get a new trailer this week.
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