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It Looks Like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Was Filmed On The Tube

"So if Canary Wharf is the Death Star, does that mean Thor might accidentally end up there on his way to Greenwich?"

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The teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story landed today

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The standalone Star Wars spinoff stars Felicity Jones and Diego Luna, and is out in cinemas in December.

But shortly after the first trailer appeared, people began pointing out that it looks a lot like parts of the film were filmed on the London underground.


You can see for yourself at around 1:12 into the trailer. It certainly *looks* like the interior of Jubilee line station Canary Wharf.

Hold on a second, are those Imperial Stormtroopers at Canary Wharf Tube Station? #RogueOne #StarWars

Here is yet more "evidence".

Seems Rogue One just covered the rondel benches and way out signs at Canary Wharf station with cool sci fi cladding

Just squint a bit and imagine Felicity Jones' Jyn Erso character running up this escalator, and not UK chancellor George Osborne.

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There's a bit of disagreement over exactly which Jubilee line station we're seeing.

I think it might be North Greenwich not Canary Wharf fwiw

Just me, or is that Canada Water/Canary Wharf tube station in this #StarWars #RogueOne trailer? #London @TfL

The Star Wars #RogueOne trailer is exciting. Did they film at North Greenwich on the tube?

According to Londonist, the possible filming location of Canary Wharf is a deliberate nod by Rogue One director Gareth Edwards to a short film he submitted to the London Film Festival in 2008, Factory Farmed.

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It's also been claimed that Canary Wharf was closed last August for Star Wars filming.

Best thing about the #RougeOne trailer is seeing Canary Wharf @TFL Tube station being Star Wars-ed up!

We've contacted Transport for London and Disney to find out what's going on, but in the meantime we can all agree that Star Wars + the tube hits some sort of geek sweet spot.

when luke was training with yoda on degobah he was actually in ealing broadway

How to make Star Wars even geekier than it already is: put the Tube in it.


Disney told us it could not comment on any filming locations outside Pinewood.