The brand new teaser trailer for ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY debuted on Good Morning America recently! Lucasfilm’s ROGUE ONE, which takes place before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, tells the story of unlikely heroes who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star.
The cast includes Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, and Forest Whitaker. ROGUE ONE is directed by Gareth Edwards, produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur, and Simon Emanuel, executive produced by John Knoll and Jason McGatlin, and co-produced by John Swartz and Kiri Hart.
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY opens in theaters everywhere on December 16, 2016!
Here’s a quick timeline of all the theatrical releases, with release dates, to help keep the “Star Wars” timeline straight.
“Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace,” released May 19, 1999.
“Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones,” released May 16, 2002.
“Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith,” released May 19, 2005.
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” scheduled for December 16, 2016.
“Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope,” released May 25, 1977.
“Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back,” released May 21, 1980.
“Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi,” released May 25, 1983.
“Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens,” released December 18, 2015.
“Star Wars: Episode VIII,” scheduled for December 15, 2017.
“Star Wars: Episode IX,” scheduled for 2019.
Note: With the addition of “Rogue One,” it’s not yet clear where the other two anthology films will be set specifically. The Han Solo film will, like “Rogue One” take place before the events of “A New Hope.”
* Untitled Han Solo Anthology Film, scheduled for May 25, 2018.
* Untitled Anthology Film, unscheduled.