If the wait until Christmas 2017 to return to the Star Wars universe for Episode 8 is proving too difficult, don’t panic as the first spin-off arrives in cinemas this December. The first trailer for Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One has landed and it’s pretty blooming spectacular, so buckle in for what promises to be ten times better than Caravan of Courage.
Taking place between Revenge Of The Sith and A New Hope, Rogue One charts the exploits of the brave rebels who risked life and limb to steal the blueprints for The Death Star. Felicity Jones leads the ensemble cast as Jyn Erso and has already set the rumour mill ablaze with speculation that she could be the biological mother to The Force Awakens’ Rey (Daisy Ridley). In fact, there was a whole lot going on in the trailer that you might have missed so why not check out this handy article.
Also starring Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jonathan Aris, Eunice Olumide as was that Genevieve O’Reilly reprising her role as Mon Mothma from Revenge of the Sith?
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is released worldwide on December 16, check out the trailer below,