New TV spot has aired
Star Wars has aired its latest ‘TV spot’ trailer for upcoming spin-off film Rogue One.
The eagerly-anticipated spin-off, which stars Felicity Jones as mercenary Jyn Erso, opens in the UK on December 15. It then hits US screens a day later on December 16.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story also stars Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker and Diego Luna. It has been confirmed that the film will end 10 minutes before the original 1977 movie Star Wars: A New Hope begins.
This new teaser clips shows footage of the Rebels debating what action they should take against the danger posed by the Death Star. It also gives a brief glimpse of Darth Vader. Watch below.
Where there’s hope, there’s a chance. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in theaters December 16.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first in Disney’s planned “Anthology Series” of spin-off films. The series will continue with the currently untitled Han Solo prequel movie due in 2018.
It was announced in July that rising star Alden Ehrenreich has been cast as a younger version of the character made famous by Harrison Ford. A third Anthology Series film will follow in 2020, Disney has since confirmed.
In May, it was reported that Disney had ordered weeks of costly reshoots on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “the goal of the reshoots will be to lighten the mood” as at the time, Rogue One had the “feel of a war movie”.