The official IMAX poster for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been released and although we have seen some pretty awesome ones released, this may be the best one yet…
We are 32 days away from the worldwide premiere of the very first Star Wars standalone film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and today, thanks to an exclusive reveal from USA Today, we have a look at the official IMAX Poster for Rogue One. Check it out:
Image Credit: IMAX
As you can see in the poster above, the Rebels, along with a squadron of X-Wings, form a shadowy and imposing Imperial Star Destroyer. Each character is positioned clockwise, from the top left:
- Rebel officer Captain Cassian Andor (Diego Luna)
- Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones)
- Clone Wars veteran Saw Gerrera (Forest Whitaker)
- Jyn’s father Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen)
- Blind warrior monk Chirrut Îmwe (Donnie Yen)
- Baze Malbus (Jiang Wen)
- Former Imperial droid now reprogrammed for the Rebel Alliance, K-2SO (Alan Tudyk)
- Former Imperial pilot Bodhi Rook (Riz Ahmed)
"From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” 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. In theaters December 2016."
USA Today also had a cool little two-minute primer on where Rogue One fits into the Star Wars timeline…in case you or someone you know is still confused as to where it sits. Here’s that:
We still have no word as to when tickets for the film will go on sale. However, we have heard rumors that the 16th may be a date to keep your eyes on. Nothing official, yet. We will keep you posted. Rogue One hits theaters worldwide on December 16.