Rogue One First Impressions: 28 Minutes of Footage Screened

Rogue One First Impressions: 28 Minutes of Footage Screened

Rogue One First Impressions: 28 Minutes of Footage Screened

ComingSoon.net’s Scott Chitwood is attending the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story junket at Skywalker Ranch and Lucasfilm this weekend and got a chance to see 28 minutes of footage from the film! You can check out his thoughts on what he saw, as well as some photos, in the tweets below. What do you think about his Rogue One first impressions? Let us know in the comments below!

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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. The story is by John Knoll and Gary Whitta, and the screenplay is by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in U.S. theaters on December 16, 2016.