International ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Unveils New Plot Point

Photo Credit: Jonathan Olley / Lucasfilm 2016
Photo Credit: Jonathan Olley / Lucasfilm 2016

An international trailer has been released for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, offering up some never-before-seen tidbits in the process.

It’s arguably a better trailer than the recent official trailer released, at least in this writer’s opinion. It’s a more taut, energetic look at the film, giving us a bit more about why Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso is being chosen for this mission (“The message was sent by your father.”), a bit more of the black-clad Death troopers, and a better delivery of Erso’s “May the Force be with us” line.

In case you haven’t been following all the Rogue One news very closely, you may be surprised to learn that a certain actor let slip that he was playing Erso’s father. More on that HERE.

Check out the trailer below.

Rogue One: A Star Wars story, also starring Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker, will be arriving in Australia on December 15 and will hit the U.S. on December 16.

Synopsis for 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.

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