The recent Entertainment Weekly stand-alone cover for Rogue One has brought about a lot of details for the upcoming Star Wars story.
Mikkelsen will be playing the father of Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones). While his character name is still uknown, he is being described as “a scientist whose knowledge is sought by both sides.” Erso has become well known to both the Rebel Alliance and the Empire through her actions.
EW also confirmed that Darth Vader would be appearing in Rogue One.
Directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forrest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, and Jonathan Aris, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will come to a galaxy near you on December 16.
Resistance fighters (Felicity Jones, Diego Luna) embark on a daring mission to steal the Empire’s plans for the Death Star.
Source: Entertainment Weekly