Here it is. The official teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story! And it looks both wonderfully familiar and amazingly different! Kind of Star Wars as urban thriller. Colour us very excited! Look at the AT-ATs!
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set just before Star Wars: A New Hope and will be a departure from the saga films but have elements that are familiar to the Star Wars universe. It goes into new territory, exploring the galactic struggle from a ground-war perspective while maintaining that essential Star Wars feel.
It stars Felicity Jones (The Theory Of Everything), Diego Luna (Milk), Ben Mendelsohn (Mississippi Grind), Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Blade II), Jiang Wen (Devils On The Doorstep), Forest Whitaker (The Last King Of Scotland), Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal), Alan Tudyk (Firefly) and Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler).
Directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla, Monsters), with a score by Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel, The King’s Speech), Rogue One will be released in the UK on 16 December 2016.