There’s just seven months to go until we return to the galaxy far, far away with the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and an official preview of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: The Official Visual Story Guide has arrived online, offering up some new artwork, character names and details, and information on some of the vehicles from the Gareth Edwards-directed Anthology movie.
First up is some character names and details…
– Felicity Jones plays Jyn Erso , a highly skilled soldier and warrior.
– Diego Luna plays Captain Cassian Andor , an officer in the Rebel Alliance.
– Jiang Wen plays Baze , a freelance assassin
– Riz Ahmed plays Bodhi, a rebel soldier.
– ??? plays Pao , an alien who is described as a “fierce warrior”. Looks like another computer generated character.
– Donnie Yen plays Chirrut, who is described as “a spiritual warrior.”
– ???? plays Bistan, another CG-looking alien who is also described as “fierce warrior”.
Meanwhile, Ben Mendelsohn’s white-suited Imperial is called Director Krennic, who is tasked with preventing the Rebels from stealing the Death Star plans.
Here’s the artwork from the preview:
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set for release on December 16th 2016, with a cast that includes Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Diego Luna (Milk), Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises), Donnie Yen (Ip Man), Jiang Wen (Let the Bullets Fly), Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), Alan Tudyk (Con Man) and Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler).