Update: Character names & details revealed for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Gareth Edwards Felicity Jones Diego Luna Donnie Yen Banner

UPDATE: We've been asked to remove the images by the studio, which informed us that the images were leaked. Hope you got a look beforehand.

We already know that ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY will follow "a rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans," but now, thanks to a preview of the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: The Official Visual Story Guide, we have some new details on the main characters of the first standalone Star Wars movie, including their names.

via /Film (Mild spoilers ensue):

  • Felicity Jones plays Jyn Erso, a highly skilled soldier and warrior.
  • Diego Luna plays Captain Cassian Andor, an officer in the Rebel Alliance.
  • Jiang Wen plays Baze, a freelance assassin.
  • Riz Ahmed plays Bodhi, a rebel soldier.
  • ??? plays Pao, an alien who is described as a “fierce warrior”.
  • Donnie Yen plays Chirrut, who is described as “a spiritual warrior.”
  • ???? plays Bistan, another CG-looking alien who is also described as “fierce warrior”.
  • Alan Tudyk plays K-250, an enforcer droid who teams up with the Rebels
  • Ben Mendelsohn plays Director Krennic, a military director for the Empire.

Below you'll find several images from the preview (although some may not appear in the final version of the book), which include photos of the above-mentioned characters, and several of the new vehicles that will appear in the upcoming film.

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY opens on December 16, 2016, while the book (which you can pre-order through Amazon here) will be released on January 24, 2017.

Source: via /Film



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