‘Rogue One’: Darth Vader Action Scene Gets Lego Treatment

YouTube user Lego Man has recreated an action sequence featuring Darth Vader from 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' entirely with Lego.

Fans hoping that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story would return Darth Vader to the dark and ominous roots that first made him one of cinemas most iconic villains in the original Star Wars trilogy were not disappointed. With James Earl Jones returning to voice the Sith lord,  Rogue One featured a sequence during the films final moments that many fans have praised as one of Darth Vader’s greatest moments in the entire Star Wars saga. Now, YouTube user Lego Man has recreated the sequence with the use of Lego pieces and characters in an impressive two-minute video.

The video is a shot-for-shot recreation of the sequence where Darth Vader mows down rebel spies in pursuit of the stolen Death Star plans. You can watch the entire video below!

Here’s the official synopsis for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story:

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

Directed by Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now playing in theaters!

Source: YouTube

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