Early versions of images from “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: The Official Visual Story Guide” coffee table book have gone online and revealed a bunch of information about the upcoming “Star Wars” anthology feature.
Jedi-Bibliotek (via Jedi News) published these draft pages which reveal new ships, new characters, give us names for characters we have met before – and confirm the presence of one major returning figure. Ships in this outing will including the U-Wing for the Rebel Alliance and the TIE Striker for the Empire.
The key character names include:
Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso
Diego Luna as Captain Cassian Andor, a Rebel Alliance Officer.
Ben Mendeelsohn as Director Krennic, an Imperial military director
Alan Tudyk as K-250, a now Rebel-allied Imperial enforcer droid
Jiang Wen as Baze, a freelance assassin.
Riz Ahmed as Bodhi, a Rebel soldier.
Donnie Yen as Chirrut, a ‘spiritual warrior’.
There’s also two fierce alien warriors named Pao and Bistan, no actors names are attached. The names of Mad Mikkelsen and Forest Whitaker’s characters were also not revealed. The pages also seemingly confirm that the black Stormtrooper outfits are dubbed ‘Death Troopers’, and the inclusion of someone teased in the trailer.