Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - New Stormtrooper
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - New Stormtrooper looks forward ©2016 Lucasfilm / Walt Disney

Check out the teaser Preview for the first trailer of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ahead of first Trailer tomorrow morning in the US.

In this teaser we get the title logo and a glimpse at some destruction on a planet with three stormtroopers visible. The one close-up and is focus is a new variant…

The trailer is due sometime during Good Morning America on ABC Thursday April 7th 2016 with the film in theaters December 16th 2016.

Star Wars: Rogue One – Official Information

[quote_box_center]The filmmakers have assembled a stellar cast, including:-

  • Felicity Jones, nominated for an Academy Award® for her leading role in The Theory of Everything; Diego Luna, who was featured in 2008’s Oscar®-winning Milk and the critically acclaimed Killing Them Softly.
  • Ben Mendelsohn, recently nominated for an Emmy® for his leading role in Bloodline and co-starring in the upcoming Mississippi Grind
  • Donnie Yen, Hong Kong action star and martial artist who starred in Ip Man and Blade II.
  • Jiang Wen, who co-wrote, produced, directed and starred in the award-winning Let the Bullets Fly and Devils on the Doorstep
  • Forest Whitaker, recently featured in the critically-acclaimed Lee Daniels’ The Butler and winner of an Academy Award® for his leading role in 2006’s The Last King of Scotland
  • Mads Mikkelsen, who starred in The Hunt and was the memorable villain from 2006’s Casino Royale
  • Alan Tudyk, who plays a performance-capture character in Rogue One, stars in the soon-to-be-released Con Man series and Trumbo, which releases this November
  • Riz Ahmed, who was recently featured in Nightcrawler and starred in the BAFTA-winning film Four Lions.

Veteran ILM visual effects supervisor John Knoll, who shares a long history with the Star Wars movies, dating back to the mid-1990s, originated the idea for the movie.

Allison Shearmur (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Cinderella), John Knoll, Simon Emanuel (The Dark Knight Rises, Fast & Furious 6) and Jason McGatlin (Tintin, War of the Worlds) are executive producers. Kiri Hart and John Swartz (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) are co-producers.

To create the lived-in, realistic feel of Rogue One, Director Gareth Edwards chose:-

Greig Fraser (Zero Dark Thirty, Foxcatcher) to be his director of photography and Neil Corbould (Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, Saving Private Ryan) to be his special effects supervisor.

Star Wars and Lucasfilm veteran Doug Chiang (Star Wars: Episodes I-II, Forrest Gump) and Neil Lamont (supervising art director for the Harry Potter series, Edge of Tomorrow) will be the production designers.

Additional crew members will include stunt coordinator Rob Inch (World War Z, Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger), creature effects supervisor Neal Scanlan (Prometheus) and co-costume designers Dave Crossman (costume supervisor for the Harry Potter series, Saving Private Ryan) and Glyn Dillon (costume concept artist for Kingsman: The Secret Service, Jupiter Ascending).[/quote_box_center]

Good Morning America – Pictures


Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online