Entertainment Weekly has a cover story revealing more about the main characters in Rogue One.
You can read the EW stories here.
Rogue One has some very interesting new characters. Here’s what we know.
Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) – a criminal who has the opportunity to have her detention commuted by the Rebellion if she cooperates.
Saw Gerrera (Forest Whitaker) – part of the Onderon rebellion from The Clone Wars. (this is awesome!)
K-2SO (Allen Tudyk) – the opposite of C-3PO… with a past.
Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelson) – Jyn’s estranged father, a scientist with scientific knowledge desired by the Empire and the Rebellion.
Bodhi Rook (Riz Ahmed) – a hot-headed Imperial pilot.
Darth Vader (confirmed)
Edrio Two Tubes One of Saw Gerrera’s mercenary pilots
Bistan (aka “Space Monkey”) A Lakaru, one of Saw Gerrera’s gunners.
Here’s the episode of The Star Wars Show where Pablo Hidalgo discusses Saw Gerrera’s character’s place in the Star Wars universe.