‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’: First Official Reactions Hit The Web

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' held its premiere in Hollywood today, and the first wave of social media reactions have hit the internet.

The anticipation has been building for months, and now Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has finally premiered in Hollywood. Many have been speculating on whether or not the first standalone Star Wars movie that deviates from the traditional Skywalker Saga will be a home run critically. Now, we have our first official social media reactions for the Gareth Edwards-helmed movie before the official review embargo lifts on Tuesday.

If any of these Rogue One reactions are an indication, it sure looks like Edwards and company have knocked it out of the park. For those wondering if the Lucasfilm‘s intentions to expand the universe with these standalone films was the right call, consider your questions answered.

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in U.S. theaters on December 16, 2016.

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