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Earlier today, Disney released a 16-second preview of the next trailer for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,’ in advance of showing the full trailer during Thursday night’s Olympic coverage on television.  While the short clip did have a few new things to see, 16 seconds goes by in the blink of an eye!  Fortunately, Disney has also released their “full” synopsis of the film today, to help tide us over until the release of the full trailer.

While there is nothing spectacularly new here, the final sentence of the first paragraph may be telegraphing the “vibe” of the film a bit, as there has been much speculation recently in regards to how much of the film was reshot, and why.  It sounds like the focus remains firmly planted on the long-time Star Wars mission of “there’s always hope” and being a part of something bigger than your individual self.

Read the full synopsis below, and be sure to either be in front of your TV or your computer on Thursday night so you can catch the new trailer for yourself!

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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