This December, the “Star Wars” universe will expand with the first stand-alone film “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” This new spinoff will introduce fans to a slew of new heroes and villains, and thanks to a new trailer released on Black Friday, audiences get a closer look at these new rebels.
The latest sneak peek shows the group of unlikely heroes who band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star. Android K-2SO, voiced by Alan Tudyk, shows his support for Jyn (Felicity Jones) after Captain Andor (Diego Luna) said “he had to.” We also see more of Donnie Yen’s Chirrut Îmwe, Wen Jiang as Baze Malbus and Riz Ahmed as Bodhi Rook.The trailer also shows how difficult it is to take down the All Terrain Armored Cargo Transport (AT-ACT).
Directed by Gareth Edwards, the standalone story is by John Knoll and Gary Whitta, and the screenplay is by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers.
Tickets for “Rogue One” will go on sale Monday at 12:01 a.m.
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” opens in US theaters on December 16.