Felicity Jones takes the lead in the first Star Wars spin-off movie. It is a period of civil war. The Galactic Empire rules the galaxy, and are putting the finishing touches to their ultimate super-weapon, the Death Star. The Rebellion plan to steal the its plans in order to detect a weak spot in which to destroy it. They recruit Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) to work with Rebel fighter Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) and a team to undertake the deadly mission. Taking place shortly before the events of the original 1977 classic Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope, Rogue One charts the desperate resistance mission to seize plans for the terrifying Death Star. It's the first in a thrilling new series of stand-alone spin-off films. Under the visually stunning direction of Godzilla and Monsters filmmaker Gareth Edwards, a terrific international cast prepares to launch into a whole-new galaxy of excitement.