Good news for all the die-hard fans of Star Wars. The much anticipated first stand-alone movie of the Star Wars Anthology film is coming to theaters worldwide in December 2016. The story line of the said movie is about a number of ordinary people, who in the time of chaos unites together for a mission (to steal the plans of the Galactic Empire’s greatest weapon, Death Star) and became extraordinary while doing so. It will be like a war movie. You will see the reality of war in this film. Filming of the movie started in August of 2015 at Elstree Studios in England. Several scenes were also shoot in different parts of the world such as Maldives, Iceland and Jordan. By February of 2016, Rogue One was virtually complete. Several re shoots were taken on June 2016 because of conflicts with the ending. The movie will star Felicity Jones together with Diego Luna plus other people like Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen together with Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk not forgetting Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.
Felicity Jones portrays the character of Jyn Erso, using her skills she took a nearly hopeless mission for the Rebel Alliance because of her eagerness to bring the battle to the Empire. Diego Luna is Cassian Andor in this film. An intelligence Officer and highly accomplished of the Rebel Alliance. Known by the Troops who is cool headed even during the missions and able to complete it. Ben Mendelsohn as Orson Krennic, the terrible but intelligent Director of Advanced Weapons Research for the Imperial Military. Donnie Yen as the character Chirrut Imwe, though blind it does not hinder him from being a skilled fighter. He is a spiritual warrior and believes that because of The Force, all living things are connected. Mads Mikkelsen as Galen Erso, responsible for sending the Rebels signals on how to test the Death Star and the distant father of Jyn. Alan Tudyk as K-2SO, owned by a rebel droid and who has no memory because it was wiped out by Andor. Jiang Wen as Baze Malbus, an assassin who acts independently and best friend of Chirrut. Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera, this character has already appeared in The Clone Wars animated series. It is a veteran of the Clone Wars.
The producer of the movie is Lucasfilm and its distributor is Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. As the showing date comes nearer, everyone’s getting excited with this new film. Disney’s promotion of the movie is all over the internet. Though there are novels and animated series of Star Wars, it will be a different experience in the wide screens. As I am sure it will be a hit once more, ratings for the movie is not yet available. The success of this upcoming movie will be up to the viewers. Exact showing date will be December 15, 2016 in the UK and December 16, 2016 nationwide in the US. Rating is PG-13. With less than a month a to go before its worldwide release, everyone is anticipating if it is worth the wait for the new Star Wars movie. Are you going to watch Rogue One?