While Rogue One: A Star Wars Story did not end up scoring an award at the Oscars a few weeks back, awards season is far from over, and the film just received one its highest honors yet!
The Three Empire Awards were held recently and Rogue One picked up an assortment of nominations going into the ceremony, including Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Best Costume Design, Best Make-Up And Hairstyling, Best Visual Effects, and Best Production Design. Riz Ahmed was also nominated for Best Male Newcomer for his role as Bodhi Rook.
In the end, Rogue One would go on to win Best Picture, Gareth Edwards won Best Director, and Felicity Jones won Best Actress for her role as Jyn Erso. You can watch Gareth and Felcity's acceptance speeches(including NSFW language) by clicking here. We've also included a collection of interviews from the event below:
Congratulations to Gareth Edwards, Felicity Jones and the entire cast and crew of Rogue One for this well deserved honor!
The full list of nominees and winners can be viewed here.
Source: Empire Online
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