Well, that was a little on the nose. There’s a Death Star and the Rebels have to stop it! But it won’t be easy.
The new Rogue One trailer debuted during the Olympics, just after Darth Michael Phelps; 22nd gold medal ceremony, and, as expected the last shot teased Darth Vader because…why not. HE was around and he probably had something to say
Felicity Jones’ suicide squader Jyn Erso got most of the air time, though, along with her rogues gallery of thieves for good. Call it Dantooine’s 11.
Not quite as spine tingling as the first trailer, in my humble opinion, but according to rumors, reshoots were needed to make it more of a Star Wars movie and less of a pretty dark war tale.
We’ll have the frame by frame breakdowns as they emerge, but what did YOU think?
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.