Familiar Villain Returns in New Rogue One Trailer
Ashley Allen / 4 years ago
The new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has dropped, and its conclusion teases the return of the series’ most beloved villain, Darth Vader. Rogue One – directed by Monsters and Godzilla helmer Gareth Edwards, and starring Felicity Jones, Alan Tudyk, and Forest Whitaker – is set before the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and follows a band of rebels as they attempt to steal the plans for the Empire’s new weapon, the under-construction Death Star.
Disney has released the following summary of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story:
“From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. 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 directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in U.S. theaters on December 16, 2016.”