Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One finally has a new trailer, and it features the biggest villain in the history of Star Wars: Darth Vader himself. The clip, which features the first teasing glimpse audiences have had of the character since 2005’s Revenge of the Sith, follows in the footsteps of a clip that debuted last month during the Star Wars Celebration fan expo. However, Lucasfilm elected to not release that clip online, using Celebration as an opportunity to launch the film’s behind-the-scenes sizzle reel, instead.
Rogue One takes place just before 1977’s A New Hope, when the Death Star was being built and Vader was in his prime as the Emperor’s galactic enforcer. The timeline allows Edwards to riff on familiar iconography and designs,…
First published at: August 12, 2016 at 08:11AM.
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