The new trailer for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'
teases the origins of the Death Star.
The preview for the much-anticipated standalone movie
in the sci-fi franchise reveals how the Rebel Alliance
came into possession of the plans for the moon-sized
space station, which was used by The Empire to destroy
Princess Leia's home planet Alderaan in the first
film in the franchise, 1977's 'Star Wars: Episode
IV - A New Hope'.
The trailer shows a group of rebel operatives trying
to retain the plans as the Galactic Empire closes
in led by Darth Vader.
What's more, the trailer offers fans their first
glimpse of Mads Mikkelsen's Galen Erso, the father
of the main character Jyn Erso, who is played by Felicity
Galen is critical to the plot line, as he is influential
in the destruction of the planet Alderaan.
Meanwhile, Felicity revealed admitted her 'Rogue
One: A Star Wars Story' fight scenes were 'exhausting'.
The 32-year-old actress said the action scenes took
'a lot of hours of practice'.
She explained: 'I'm laughing now, but at the time,
it was physically exhausting. It took a lot of hours
of practice, and I worked with a kung fu coach, and
I learned to fight, even though I never thought beating
up Stormtroopers was something I'd be doing in my
job. It came through hard work and lots of practice
Felicity also previously admitted she knew her line
in the 'Star Wars' movie, 'may the force be with us',
would be 'momentous'.
She said: 'I have to say it was one of those moments
that I was really nervous about for weeks before.
I kept walking around my house just trying out the
'I'd just be in the bathroom and be like, 'May the
force be with you. May the force be with you. May
the force be with you.' You just go over and over
and over again because I knew it was such a momentous
moment for the film.'