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Star Wars: Rogue One Spinoff Teaser Leaks Online

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Sun, 04/19/2015 - 16:07

Today at Star Wars Celebration: Disney, Lucasfilm and director Gareth Edwards unveiled a teaser for the first spinoff movie, Star Wars: Rogue One.

It should be noted they are now referring to the spinoffs as "Anthology" movies.

Edwards confirmed previous rumors that Rogue One will be a "heist film" and offered: "A band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans in Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One." 

Check out the teaser above featuring the voice of Alec Guinness as Obi Wan Kenobi.

Star Wars: Rogue One has a December 16, 2016 release starring Felicity Jones.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has a December 18, 2015 release directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer: