"Rogue One takes place before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope and will be a departure from the saga films but have elements that are familiar to the Star Wars universe," producer Kathleen Kennedy said in a release. "It goes into new territory, exploring the galactic struggle from a ground-war perspective while maintaining that essential Star Wars feel that fans have come to know."
Now meet the team that stole the plans!
At the D23 conference this past weekend, there was a ton of great announcements in the Disney/Marvel/Star Wars universe. One of the best IMHO is our first look at the cast of Star Wars: Rogue One. The film follows the resistance fighters who unite to steal plans to the Death Star.
Announced cast, so far, are Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk and Riz Ahmed.
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