Screen Junkies has released its Honest Trailer for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Although the movie directed by Gareth Edwards is the first standalone film from the “Star Wars” franchise, the guys behind Screen Junkies describe it as “Disney’s first Star Wars anthology movie, because there’s no way in hell they’ll call it a Star Wars prequel number four.”
The trailer highlights the many easter eggs in the film. “You ‘member ‘A New Hope,’ you ‘member Darth Vader. Now, prepare to ‘member the handful of years between ‘The Rise of Darth Vader’ and the start of ‘A New Hope’… uh-oh, they’re gonna just re-hatch everything from ‘Star Wars,’ aren’t they?” the narrator says at the beginning of the clip.
“Enjoy one of the most beautiful ‘Star Wars’ films to date that feels like the world’s biggest-budget fan film… full of easter eggs that will have die-hard fans saying, ‘Gold leader’, ‘Red leader.’ Awesome!” the narrator says at a later point in the trailer.
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” opened in theaters in the United States on December 10, and grossed more than $1 billion worldwide. Watch the film’s Honest Trailer below.