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The Final "Rogue One" Trailer Is Here And It Confirms A Major Fan Theory

People are ~quite excited~.

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Oh, hey, the final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story just appeared and, hoo boy, it's a good one.

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There's loads of new footage.

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And we get our first proper look at Mads Mikkelsen's character, Galen Erso, the father of Felicity Jones' lead character Jyn Erso...

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...who is revealed ⚠️SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER⚠️...

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...to be the (seemingly unwilling) architect of the Death Star.

So that's that fan theory confirmed, at least.
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So that's that fan theory confirmed, at least.

shout out to everyone having a medical event over mads mikkelsen's face in the new Rogue One trailer

Putting Mads Mikkelsen and Ben Mendelsohn, two of the best actors working today, in a sort of showdown is a hell of a way to open a trailer.

Pitching Mads Mikkelsen as a Death Star version of Robert Oppenheimer and then having him undergo a crisis of faith sounds excellent...

We get another very brief glimpse of Darth Vader.

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THAT SHOT OF VADER WALKING THROUGH THE SMOKE. #RogueOne

Me: *breathing rapidly* Person: "Nice Darth Vader impression" Me: "IT'S NOT AN IMPRESSION, HE'S IN THE TRAILER AND-… https://t.co/6tr3jzlTPO

me when vader was in the trailer for 0.05 seconds #RogueOne

The visual references to previous films are pretty much on point.

New Hopes : Rogue One (2016), Revenge of the Sith (2005), The Force Awakens (2015), Star Wars (1977). #StarWars… https://t.co/Xu3IOufAHU

And a load of things explode.

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Yeah so basically lots of people are pretty excited about this film.

vader's fucking badass entrance in the new rogue one trailer the deflector shields can't repel hype of this magnitude

FUUUUUUUUUUCK I CANT WAIT FOR ROGUE ONE IT LOOKS SO AMAZING I GET CHILLS EVERY TIME

You put Mads Mikkelsen and Forrest Whitaker in a Star Wars, you take my money NOW.

Just two more months to wait...

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be released in cinemas on December 15.