VIDEO: An Extended Trailer Released For “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

VIDEO: An Extended Trailer Released For "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
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Lucasfilm has released a special extended look at “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”. Warning: There is a bit of a spoilery scene towards the end that they should have really left out.

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. 

Source: Star Wars

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Maureen from Australia
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Maureen from Australia

Looks great,well done Lucas films , well done Disney

Dan
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Dan

Well done LUCASFILMS. Without them, and Pixar, and Marvel, Disney would be lost. No creativity of their own anymore. Looking forward to the film!!!

Jared
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Jared

Zootopia frozen and now moana are three recent disney movies that have done well for themselves.

Dan
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Dan

Disney didn’t do any of them in house. All made from staff from companies they acquired. Frozen was from John Lassiter from PIXAR, though Disney thsirt on him, he’s 0% Disney, and all Pixar, whom has told Disney to keep their stinking paws off of by Bob Iger. Disney is creative-less. Iger a media guy buying companies with talent and putting Disney hat on them. Unfortunately this isn’t making it to the park level that’s run by folks who really don’t care about the “brand” lately. Honest. Sad. Will change in time I hope.

Rivera
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Rivera

Hi Jared, Don Hall, Chris Williams, John Lassiter are are Disney Animation, but by buyout. They’re development from other studios, Marvel and Pixar. Disney cut the nuts off their own animation long ago, and repackaged real talent out of house. Disney mainly employs investors and bankers now who watch minute by minute/day by day bottom line. Their only concern. A few of the film makers get more free reign. Frozen was supposed to get a huge budget cut, thankfully Lassiter wasn’t shy to put Disney in their place and said no. If we could get someone to do the same… Read more »

Joe Hogarty
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Joe Hogarty

I am a little worried about studio interference by Disney. Not a huge fan of Gareth Edwards but still think they should have let him do the movie he wanted to do. From what I heard, and who knows how accurate it is, Disney execs viewed a rough cut of the film, felt it didnt feel like Star Wars, thought it was too dark, too many ground battles and it needed more humor. This movie should be dark. Like Black Hawk Down in the Star Wars Universe. Every since the first official trailer, they have all seemed the same. A… Read more »

Scott Dolan
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Scott Dolan

I really wasn’t interested in this one when they first announced it (was fearing market saturation, burnout, etc.), but it looks like it has the potential to be better than The Force Awakens, which…well…just doesn’t hold up all that well, IMO.

Joe Hogarty
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Joe Hogarty

I’m more worried about The Han Solo spin off movie. Hope Rogue One is OK but nothing has sold me except maybe seeing the Death Star and The Star Destroyers. I mentioned this the other night on the show, the lines by Felicity Jones are sometimes painful: This is a rebellion isnt it? Well, I rebel. This is a rebellion! Rebellions are built on hope! I dare you to take a shot every time she says the word rebellion in the movie, Scott. TBS was having a Star Wars marathon this weekend and I basically had it on while I… Read more »

Scott Dolan
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Scott Dolan

I find the Han Solo spinoff not only completely unnecessary, but hoping that it somehow falls through the cracks. Disney might think they can’t destroy this franchise through over-saturation, but I definitely think they can. They’re still playing with house money because of the large and loyal audience they inherited, but they need to play things a little more carefully than I fear they will. As for Attack Of The Clones, you know I still think Phantom Menace is far worse. If for no other reasons than the trifecta of terrible: Banks, farts, and doody jokes. At least Abrams proved… Read more »

Scott Dolan
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Scott Dolan

That should read, “Binks, farts, and doody jokes”. Stupid autocorrect…

Joe Hogarty
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Joe Hogarty

I’m worried about over saturation. Rogue One makes sense. Mostly new characters with cameos from some from A New Hope and it is a story I dont mind being told. I’m just worried if this is succesful they will do a movie where the Bothans stole the plans for the new Death Star in Return Of The Jedi. I really wish they would do a quality animated Star Wars film. Give me something like this and I would be so happy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tBM2ZfncoU Both Menace and Clones suck. Think Adam Driver was great as Kylo Ren. A bit of Darth Vader… Read more »

Scott Dolan
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Scott Dolan

Alright, don’t tell me you didn’t see the following post coming. ;)

Kylo Ren is “very messed up”, not in control of his emotions.

Nor…The Force?

Light saber battle with Rey?

Are you somewhat coming around to what I told you earlier in defense of the clumsiness? Dude, I still think it was completely by design. And well done to convey a couple of kids coming to grips with their powers. Not to mention…”ancient weapons”.