Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been nominated for two Academy Awards, as announced Tuesday morning.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is nominated for sound mixing, where it is competing against Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, and 13 Hours.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is also nominated fro visual effects, alongside Deepwater Horizon, Doctor Strange, The Jungle Book, Kubo and Kubo the Two Strings.
Last week, Rogue One: A Star Wars story achieved a box office milestone by crossing $1 billion globally.
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In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 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.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is written by Gareth Edwards and written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy, from a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta. The film star Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now playing in theaters.