LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: (L-R) Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn, Kathleen Kennedy, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk and Gareth Edwards attend the exclusive screening of Lucasfilm's highly anticipated, first-ever, standalone Star Wars adventure "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" at the BFI IMAX on December 13, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Disney)
A special screening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Storytook place at The Tate Modern in London. Photos of the cast, as well as a review of the film, can be found after the jump:
Set before the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Home,Rogue One: A Star Wars Story features Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso, a woman who leads a courageous and diverse group to steal the plans to the Death Star. Diego Luna co-stars as Cassian Andor, a Rebel fighter who may have motivations of his own during the mission. Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler) is Bodhi Rook, an Imperial pilot who defects to the Rebel Alliance after discovering the Empire’s evil plans for domination.
Felicity Jones also stars in the upcoming fantasy drama A Monster Calls.
Ip Man’s Donnie Yen gives a scene stealing performance as Chirrut, a blind monk who aids Jyn Erso in her mission.
Mads Mikkelsen plays Jyn’s father Galen Erso, the engineer behind the Death Star who also has an ambitious plan to take down the Empire.
Forest Whitaker is Saw Gerrera, a powerful guerrilla fighter who has a strong bond with Jyn Erso.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens Friday, December 12.
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