The official trailer for Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has not only revealed the Rebels’ perilous mission to retrieve the Death Star plans, it also showcases Edwards’ sense of scope and scale, and his cinematographer Greig Fraser’s talent. There are some fantastic shots on display here, and we’ve captured a bunch of them in 48 images. From character close-ups, to medium reveals of new and familiar vehicles, to wide, sweeping vistas of starships flying across alien landscapes, this gorgeous trailer can be enjoyed just as much in still-frame form.
Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Forest Whitaker, Jiang Wen, Donnie Yen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Genevieve O’Reilly and the voice of James Earl Jones, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens December 16th.
Check out almost 50 new images from Rogue One below. Click to expanderize:
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Here’s the film’s official synopsis:
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in U.S. theaters on December 16, 2016.