New details unveiled for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The fight for the galaxy begins
The second trailer for the highly-anticipated film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has just been released during the NBC coverage of the Rio Games. Directed by Gareth Edwards, the backstory to the intergalactic fight against the Empire sees Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) tasked with a mission to destroy the enemy's deadly weapons system. The new trailer shows Erso, along with fellow rebel fighter Captain Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), on a recruiting mission to assemble an elite team for the job. Scheduled for release in December 2016, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story also stars Donnie Yen and Forest Whitaker.
For a more comprehensive look at the new film, watch the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.