Top Twelve Films shot on Bovingdon Airfield


Rogue One (2016)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is an American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards and written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy, based on a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta. It was produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the first installment of the Star Wars Anthology series, set immediately before the events of the original Star Wars film. The cast includes Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Rogue One follows a group of rebels on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star, the Galactic Empire’s superweapon.
Principal photography on the film began at Elstree Studios, in Hertfordshire, on August 8, 2015. Much of the other photography was completed at or near Pinewood Studios at Buckinghamshire, England where huge sets were built to complement scenes filmed elsewhere in the world as well as Bovingdon, where 20,000 tons of sand were used to represent Scarif.