Spin-off movie will be released in December
A new trailer for the upcoming Star Wars’ prequel movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will come later this month (July 15), according to reports.
The movie is due for release on December 16 of this year, and stars English actress Felicity Jones as the mercenary Jyn Erso, as well as the likes of Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker and Diego Luna.
The first trailer for the film surfaced in April, but now fans have spotted a TV listing for a special airing on ABC of a three-minute Rogue One trailer on July 15.
It is expected that earlier in the day, the same trailer will be shown during the Star Wars Experience fan event in London.
In May, it was announced that Disney have ordered weeks of costly reshoots on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It has now been revealed that the film will end 10 minutes before Star Wars: A New Hope begins.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “the goal of the reshoots will be to lighten the mood” as right now Rogue One has the “feel of a war movie”. The source continued to revealed that the film “takes place just before A New Hope and leads up to the 10 minutes before that classic film begins. You have to match the tone!”