Rogue One Characters

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.


Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) – A “by-the-book” Rebel intelligence officerCopyright Lucasfilm

Chirrut Imwe (Donnie Yen) – A kind of warrior monk who is devoted to the ways of the Jedi (though not one)DonnieYen_RogueOne

Baze Malbus (Jane When) – a friend of Chirrut who seeks to protect him using his preferred blaster.Baze_dark


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.



Director Orson Krennic (Ben Mendelson) – an ambitious Imperial looking to make a name for himself.director_krennic

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)

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[updates: 8-21-2016]

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.



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