This is a rebellion, isn’t it? You need to be in shape to rebel.
As Rogue One‘s action hero Jyn Erso, Felicity Jones — an actress formerly known for cerebral dramas like The Theory of Everything — had to up her exercise game.
“This has been the most physical exercise I’ve done in my entire life,” Jones said in an extra feature in the Rogue One Digital HD package, released Friday.
Director Gareth Edwards shot the Star Wars film documentary style, looking for spontaneous performances. Much of that involved deliberately throwing Jones off-balance to achieve a more natural look when she found her feet again. …