Watch Grand Moff Tarkin be brought back to life in ‘Rogue One’

If you’ve seen Rogue One – A Star Wars Story in theater, you’ve probably noticed the computer generated Tarkin in the film.

Industrial Light & Magic had the grueling process of bringing Tarkin back to life in the movie using CG and motion capture.

The actor who portrayed Tarkin in the original Star Wars films, Peter Cushing, passed away in 1994.

Guy Henry portrayed Tarkin in Rogue One and provided both the physical and vocal aspects of Tarkin in the film as well.

Check out the video above from ABC on what exactly went into the process of bringing Tarkin back to life.

Rogue One – A Star Wars Story is in theaters now and continues to break box office records, including the highest grossing film of 2016 in the U.K.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest Star Wars news, photos and more!



Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed