Though every Star Wars fan has eagerly been awaiting its December 2016 premiere, many of us are clueless as to the new story plot & main characters. Let’s take a look!
As described by Lucasfilm, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” [is] an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.”
Jyn Erso was a human female soldier and former criminal who fought for the Alliance to Restore the Republic as a sergeant during the Galactic Civil War. She was recruited by Mon Mothma, a leader of the Rebel Alliance, to take part in what became the theft of the Death Star plans.
K-2SO, sometimes spelled Kaytoo Esso or Kay-Tuesso, was an enforcer droid originally created for use in the Galactic Empire‘s armed forces. At some point, however, the droid encountered Captain Cassian Andor — a member of the Alliance to Restore the Republic, a resistance movement that sought to overthrow the Empire and restore democracy. Andor was able to reprogram K-2SO to serve the Alliance.
Death troopers were an elite variant of the Galactic Empire‘s stormtrooper that were a part of the Empire’s Military Intelligence which focused on issues regarding the Imperial Navy . They wore black suits of armor. A squad of death troopers served under DirectorOrson Krennic‘s command, wielded as his personal weapon against the Rebel Alliance. They were sometimes assigned to protect other high ranking personnel and were also present for the theft of the Death Starplans at the beginning of the Galactic Civil War.
Still hungry for more Rogue One info? Then check out their recently released official trailer!