After making the second trailer public on October 13th, a new set of individual posters has been released.

All eight of them depict closeup shots of the main characters: Felicity Jones, the main female presence in the recently released movie Inferno, in the skin of Jyn Erso, the Mexican actor Diego Luna, known for his roles in the Movies Milk (2008) and The Terminal (2004) as Captain Cassian Andor, Donnie Yen, a very celebrated martial artist and actor from China, as Chirrut Îmwe, Jimmy Smits, reprising his role as Bail Organa, present in Star Wars Episode II - Attack of the Clones and Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. Ben Mendelsohn, an Australian actor known for his part in the TV show Bloodline (2015) lends his severe expression to the character Director Orson Krennic and Forest Whitaker, known for his Oscar winning performance in The Last King of Scotland (2006) in the role of Saw Gerrera. Riz Ahmed, from England and remembered for his part in Nightcrawler (2014) is also present as Bodhi Rook and last but not least, the face of a droid called K-2SO, that will sport the voice of Firefly (2002) actor Alan Tudyk.

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This is an extraordinary cast, with amazing talents picked from around the world and of many different ages. All of them have great work in their portfolio and keep showing us their worth by taking part in a wide variety of movies of different genres.

Even though some of the plot of Rogue one is already publicly known, it’s quite a brief description. Before the events of Star Wars: Episode IV, a gang of Rebels decided to steal the plans to the Death Star. On the opening roll of Episode IV this mission in mentioned, ,but now it’s time we get to see it happen. Instead of having Jedis battle using the Force, Rogue One will focus on common people and their war tactics.

It has been over a year since the first clues of Rogue One were announced but with each day, the release gets nearer. It will premiere internationally between the 14th and 16th of December, 2016.

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Laura Petroff

A movie fiend since childhood, she started writing reviews when a sprained foot kept her in bed for a month. After that, she never stopped. She'd find life unbearable without science fiction, dogs and internet access. Writes in Spanish for Glitchy Frames and El Lado G, speaks about movies on the Pochoclo Extremo podcast.

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