'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' release date, rumors: Final trailer released; tickets already on sale


Fans of the phenomenal Star Wars media franchise should head to the nearest local cinema because tickets for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” will go on sale now. A new trailer has been released to remind the fans that a new movie is going to be in cinemas soon.

The new trailer can be seen here. The scenes revealed reminds fans to “trust the force,” telling a story of a group of unlikely heroes who are in a mission to find and take the plans to the Death Star. A prequel that will be focusing on the mischief and plans of Rebel Alliance. 

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” stars Academy and BAFTA award nominee Felicity Jones. With her are Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, and Oscar winner Forest Whitaker. Joining them are two of China’s biggest stars Donnie Yen and Jiang Wen. 

The new film will be a little different from the other Star Wars films due to some elements that will be changed, according to a Variety interview with Lucasfilm executive Kathleen Kennedy.

Kennedy confirmed that the film was not musically scored by John Williams, the first time in a long list of films. She also mentioned that the narrative crawl might not be seen in the next movie, an element that is a famous identifier of the iconic fims. 

“We felt that’s so indicative of what those saga films are,” says Kennedy, adding, “Initially, we probably will begin the film in a way that is traditional, with just the title.”

Director Gareth Edwards will be introducing something new in the franchise. Called the Deathtroopers, they are an elite group of fighters donned in black. The Deathtroopers are another version of the Stormtroopers.

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is opening in theaters on Dec. 15.