The Galaxy far, far away is getting more and more diverse, and we couldn’t be happier.
We already knew this, of course, but the new character posters for Rogue One: A Star Wars story are here, and they only reinforce the idea. And makes us even more excited for the movie (is that even possible?).
It is. Not just because they’re pretty (and they are), or because we’re getting a new Star Wars movie a year (though that’s part of it), but because …because female lead sci-fi film with a cast like this set in a galaxy far, far away? Sign us up.
First there’s our main gal and heroine, Jyn Erso, played by Felicity Jones:
Our requisite bad guy Director Orson Krennic, played by Ben Mendelsohn:
The Powerful warrior, Chirrut Îmwe, played by Donnie Yen:
The charismatic Captain Cassian Andor, played by Diego Luna:
A droid, of course, K-2SO, played by Alan Tudyk:
The pilot, Bodhi Rook, played by Riz Ahmed:
The assassin Baze Malbus, played by Jiang Wen:
And last, but never, ever least Resistance fighter Saw Gerrera, played by Forest Whitaker:
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in the US on December 16th.