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
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