Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), a humble farm boy from Tatooine, gets swept up in a galactic battle between Darth Vadar (James Earl Jones) and the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher). He joins Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) in a mission to save the Princess and destroy Vadar’s battle station, the Death Star.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first in a series of Star Wars spin-off films, releases this fall with a lot of hype and anticipation surrounding it. Will this different direction pay off for Disney and Lucasfilm? We’ll find out December 16, 2016.