‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Releases First Trailer: Meet the ‘Rebel’ Leading Lady

by Rachel McRady 5:40 AM PDT, April 07, 2016
Playing ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Releases First Trailer: Meet the ‘Rebel’ Leading Lady

After The Force Awakens was a box office smash success last December, naturally another Star Wars installment is on its way. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story released its first teaser trailer on Good Morning America Thursday morning, and already its peaked our interest.

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It stars Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), who in the clip is captured for being a criminal. When she goes before the authorities, she declares, “This is a rebellion, isn’t it? I rebel.”

Rogue One follows the Rebel Alliance as they attempt to steal plans to the first Death Star. It is set before the story to 1977’s A New Hope. In addition to Jones, it also stars Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, Alan Tudyk, and Ben Mendelsohn.

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There are other films in the franchise that have also been announced. Star Wars Episode VIII is set to hit theaters in December 2017. An untitled Han Solo flick is slotted to debut in May 2018, and Star Wars Episode IX will arrive in May 2019.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters Dec. 16, 2016.

Watch the trailer now and tell us what you think!