Other than the trailer for The Force Awakens, the most exciting news out of Star Wars Celebration centered on Star Wars: Rogue One.
Director Gareth Edwards was there to share an early teaser trailer as well as the first synopsis for the movie. Rogue One will be set just prior to Episode IV and focus on a team of Rebels stealing the plans for the first Death Star.
In a world without Jedi, Edwards had this to day about his film.
God’s not coming to save us. We are on our own. And we are going to have to do this ourselves. We have to turn it around… It comes down to a group of individuals that don’t have special powers.
The spinoffs will be a part of the Star Wars Anthology series, of which Rogue One will be the first. I’m definitely excited about the prospect of seeing Rebel soldiers fighting for their cause against the overwhelming strength of the Empire, as they steal the plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon.
In honor of Rogue One, here are some Bible stories filled with thievery. Continue reading