Here's The Official 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Synopsis

Following the cool new Olympic TV Spots and the official trailer tease for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney and Lucasfilm has just released the first official synopsis for the highly anticipated new spin-off film. Now that we have the official synopsis we are officially less than 24 hours until the release of the first official trailer. Are you ready? Check out the synopsis below and sound off in the comments section with your thoughts on the new trailer dropping tomorrow. As always thanks for stopping by EastCoastMovieGuys!

Here's the official synopsis below:

"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.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in U.S. theaters on December 16, 2016."

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set to hit theaters on December 16th.

SOURCE: Lucasfilm