Okay, everyone … confession time.
After last year’s excitement over Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I was super bummed out at having to wait a couple years for Episode VIII to hit theaters. And people would say to me, “Well we have Rogue One next year,” and I was like, “Yeaaaaaah buuuuuuut it’s not real Star Wars.”
HOLY SMOKES, I TAKE IT ALL BACK. I’M SORRY.
Because Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is legit. It’s the real deal; I figured that out as soon as I saw the teaser trailer a couple months ago.
And now that the new full trailer is out … I am 110% ALL IN. I am with you, Rogue One. I am standing by for further instructions, Mon Mothma. I WILL DEFEAT YOU, DEATH STAR. (Oh … spoiler alert, I guess.)
If you’re a major Star Wars geek like me, you’ll enjoy this frame-by-frame analysis of the new trailer from Gizmodo.
Also, check out this new poster. Look at the Death Star looming over Jyn’s shoulder. LOOK WHO IT IS.
And if you’re still brainstorming for Halloween costume this year, might I suggest getting AHEAD of the trend and dressing as Rebel badass Jyn Erso? She’s guaranteed to be the next hero for little (and big) girls everywhere.
Here are a few additional stills from the trailer. Study them while silently squeeing inside, like I did.
Mark your calendars for December 16, 2016, when Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in theaters. (Squeeeeeee …!)