Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

A band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans in the ‘Star Wars’ Anthology film, Rogue One. Rogue One is the first of a number of planned Star Wars spinoffs. Rogue One will take place between the events of ‘Revenge of the Sith’ and ‘A New Hope’. Other planned ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs include a Han Solo movie directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (‘The LEGO Movie’) and a Boba Fett film.

  • Release Date: December 16, 2016
  • Director: Gareth Edwards
  • Written By: Chris Weitz, Gary Whitta


  • Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, and Riz Ahmed
‘Rogue One’ Set Up ‘The Last Jedi’ With This Easter Egg
‘Rogue One’ Set Up ‘The Last Jedi’ With This Easter Egg
It didn’t take long for Star Wars theories and Easter eggs to flood the internet after The Last Jedi hit theaters (we put together our own handy video here). But to find one of the most interesting connections to Rian Johnson’s game-changing sequel, you’ll have to revisit last year’s Rogue One, which centered on a hastily-assembled team’s efforts to steal the Death Star plans from the Empire. As it turns out, that film features an Easter egg that sets up a crucial plot point in The Last Jedi.

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