Star Wars fans who went to Disney’s D23 Expo hoping to get info about the upcoming films didn’t walk away empty handed. On Saturday, Lucasfilm unveiled the entire cast of director Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars: Rogue One and shared the first picture from the set!
Forest Whitaker and Ben Mendelsohn were also confirmed for the Rogue One cast with the surprising addition of Mads Mikkelsen, the star of NBC’s recently cancelled Hannibal. It was also announced that Firefly and Con Man star Alan Tudyk will portray a performance-captured character in Rogue One.
Star Wars: Rogue One will be released on December 16, 2016.
Nerdist readers, are you excited to see the cast of Star Wars: Rogue One together for the first time? Who else thinks it is awesome that Hannibal and Wash are in this movie? Check your midichlorian levels and share your opinions in the comment section!