It’s been a good week to be a Star Wars fan! Entertainment Weekly has today revealed an additional batch of images from Rogue One, and they feature an awesome new look at not only the movie’s mysterious Deathtroopers, but also the heroic team of Rebels who set out to steal the plans of the first Death Star. Needless to say, they look to be in trouble here.
They’re led by sure to be fan-favourite character Jyn Erso. “She’s got a checkered past,” explains Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. “She has been detained [by the Rebellion] and is being given an opportunity to be useful. And by being useful, it may commute her sentence… She’s a real survivor. She becomes a kind of Joan of Arc in the story.”
The turn to the Dark Side that the trailer teased seems unlikely then, but it’s still going to be very interesting to see how she ends up factoring in the larger Star Wars Universe.
The cast of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story includes Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Forest Whitaker, Diego Luna and Riz Ahmed. With a release date of December 16th set, more
To check out all of the new Rogue One stills, click through the gallery below.