After the craziness that was the 2016 presidential election, we think everyone could use a little good news.
Enter “Star Wars.”
The franchise released a new international trailer for its latest film, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” this week. We already thought the movie looked pretty promising, but only one word fits the new trailer:
And we actually learn a lot more about the film in the new trailer.
We already knew that “Rogue One” would star a female protagonist, Jyn Erso, played by Felicity Jones. We knew she was someone who came from a criminal background who was recruited by the Rebel Alliance to help defeat the Empire. We knew that new weapon was the Death Star.
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In the last trailer, we learned why Erso was recruited: Apparently, her father has information on the Death Star’s new super-laser weapon. He may have built it, he may have designed it, we’re not sure.
We also learn that Erso is from a planet that at least recognizes the Force. There’s a rumor floating around that it may be the planet where special stones — we know, it sounds crazy — are found and used to build the famous lightsaber.
Also, there’s more Darth Vader!
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” will be released Dec. 16. We may or may not already be waiting in line.
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