Fans go crazy for first 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailer

The wait for the next 'Star Wars' film begins.

Published Thu, Apr 7 2016 6:55 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

It's barely been 3 months since 'Star Wars' fans were treated to the first film in a decade in 'The Force Awakens', but now we have the December opening of the next film 'Rogue One' to look forward to. And based off this first look trailer, it's going to be a long, long wait.

Set just before the events of 'A New Hope', 'Rogue One' is set to follow the band of courageous Rebel troops who stole the plans for the first Death Star, which allowed the alliance to pinpoint its weakness. Starring Felicity Jones,

Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn and Donnie Yen, the film will serve as the first film outside of the numbered episodes which make up the Skywalker saga.

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'Rogue One' hits 2D, 3D and IMAX screens worldwide on December 16th.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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