Watch the Star Wars Celebration Rogue One panel live stream!
Star Wars Celebration has officially kicked off in London, England and Lucasfilm is live-streaming the Rogue One panel at 4:00 p.m. BST / 11:00 a.m. EDT / 8:00 a.m. PDT. The panel is set to feature director Gareth Edwards, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and more special guests! The brand-new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer is also set to be revealed tonight during ABC’s showing of the behind-the-scenes documentary Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (previously seen on the DVD and Blu-ray release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens), which will be making its television debut at 8 p.m. in the states. Could we see the trailer earlier after the panel? Check out the live Star Wars Celebration Rogue One panel feed below, and you can also follow along with our live blog from the event.
Rogue One tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star. Felicity Jones leads the cast as Jyn Erso alongside Mads Mikklesen who plays her father, Galen Erso. Diego Luna (Milk) stars as Captain Cassian Andor with Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Blade II) as the blind spiritual warrior Chirrut Imwe, Jiang Wen (Let the Bullets Fly, Devils on the Doorstep) as his heavily armored best friend Baze Malbus,, Alan Tudyk (Firefly) as the droid K-2SO, Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler, Four Lions) as the Rebel pilot Bodhi Rook, plus Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) as Saw Gerrera, a character first introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline, Mississippi Grind) as the film’s main antagonist, Director Orson Krennic.
John Knoll, the Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor who currently serves as chief creative officer at Industrial Light & Magic, is executive producing the film along with Simon Emanuel (The Dark Knight Rises, Fast & Furious 6) and Jason McGatlin (Tintin, War of the Worlds). Kathleen Kennedy and Tony To (“Band of Brothers,” “The Pacific”) are on board to produce with John Swartz (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) attached to co-produce. It was also recently confirmed that Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel, The King’s Speech) will be providing the score.
Directed by Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set for release on December 16, 2016.