Fantastic in such films as The droid played by a motion-captured Alan Tudyk was briefly glimpsed in the Rogue One teaser, but it sounds as though his character could make a big impact in the finished film.Described as the antithesis of C-3PO's mithering space butler, K-2S0 is far more resilient and plain-speaking.
Long before the Battle of Yavin, there was the battle to acquire the plans to the Death Star.
That story will be told for the first time on the big screen in out in December.
Up until now, we've heard lots of things about the style and tone of the film - no Jedi, no Force ghosts, more shades of grey than black-and-white good-and-evil, director Gareth Edwards says. Why haven't we seen Mad Mikkelsen in any promo material yet?
That's according to producer Kathleen Kennedy, who adds, "She's a real survivor.
She becomes a kind of Joan of Arc in the story." Anyone who knows their history will know this isn't necessarily good news for Jyn.
We've known the name of Ahmed's character for a while, but little about his character has come to light.That's still sort of the case, though Kathleen Kennedy describes him as "tense, volatile," and he also happens to be the Rebels' lead pilot.Where does Ben Mendelsohn's villain sit in the Empire's heirarchy? Thanks to the new edition of Entertainment Weekly, we now have some answers to those questions.Here's a brief run-down of We've known about Jones' character for a while now.She's the rebellious young fighter who winds up working for the Rebellion in what will prove to be the turning point in the war against the Empire.Further underlining our impression that in space, Jyn Erso is a criminal detained by the Rebellion, and successfully carrying out her mission could see her sentence being commuted.