Well they did it. They made Star Wars fans watch the Olympics. If you hadn't been watching at all and you wanted to see this new trailer for Rogue One then tonight you got a good dose tonight. Here's the trailer in case you missed it:
You got to hear K-2SO speak! Darth Vader! Ground battles...on the beach! And my crush on Felicity Jones begins NOW! Pretty sweet stuff! Let the repeat viewings of this trailer commence!
What'd you guys think? Are you excited for these standalone films outside of the Saga films? Is this the beginning of Star Wars over-saturation much in the way of all the comic book films? Does it matter as long as it's a cool movie? Sound off in the comments section...you know where that is, I'm sure.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is directed by Gareth Edwards and is set to hit theaters on December 16th, 2016. It stars Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso, Mads Mikkelsen as Galen Erso, Alan Tudyk as K-2SO, Donnie Yen as Chirrut Imwe, Ben Mendelsohn as Orson Krennic, Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera, Diego Luna as Cassian Andor, Jonathan Aris as Senator Jebel, Jiang Wen as Baze Malbus, Riz Ahmed as Bodhi Rook, Genevieve O'Reilly as Mon Mothma, Jimmy Smits as Bail Organa, and James Earl Jones as the voice of Darth Vader.