In Pictures: Stormtroopers, X-Wings And Reunions Take The ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Premiere

The force is strong with this one

Over the weekend (December 10), the standalone Star Wars spinoff film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story received its premiere at Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre. The stars were out for the big night, from Felicity Jones to Nathan Fillion, and there was even an X-wing in residence outside the cinema. Check out what went down below.

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Stormtrooper characters march down the red carpet at the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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Here's Riz Ahmed, who plays Rebel pilot Bodhi Rook, and who also released the ace album 'Cashmere' this year as part of Swet Shop Boys.

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Director Gareth Edwards, who's been announced as one of the keynote speakers at 2017's SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, was also in attendance.

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Comedian Chris Hardwick and model Lydia Hearst strike a pose by the X-wing parked in front of the cinema.

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Actors Alan Tudyk, Diego Luna and Donnie Yen stop for a group photo on the red carpet before heading inside to watch he movie. They play sarcastic robot buddy K-2SO, his owner Cassian Andor and Force spiritualist Chirrup Îmwe, respectively.

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The star of the show, Felicity Jones, poses seems to have made some new pals in the form of these Stormtroopers.

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Geena Davis clearly co-ordinated her outfit with her Stormtrooper-suited mates.

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Felicity Jones, who plays the film's protagonist Jyn Erso, stopped to hang out with some fans, signing this one's eye-catching helmet.

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There were plenty of Star Wars fans who'd gone all out for the occasion and turned up in their finest character costumes.

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Fall Out Boy made an appearance too, with bassist Pete Wentz and drummer Andy Hurley coming out to see the spin-off.

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Donald Faison (aka Turk from Scrubs) was pretty excited to see the X-wing. Well, wouldn't you be?

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It was also a time for reunions: here Alan Tudyk, the voice of K-2SO, embraces his Firefly co-star Nathan Fillion.

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Clerks director Kevin Smith also popped along to the premiere. He reviewed the film on his Facebook page after, calling it "Empire Strikes Back great".
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