‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ First Official Synopsis Released


Star Wars Rogue One Teaser PosterOvernight, Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm have provided us with the official synopsis for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (December 16, 2016), which now reads as follows:

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.

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CONFIRMED: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ on Blu-ray and Digital October 18

Alice Through the Looking GlassWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has confirmed an earlier report by Stitch Kingdom that Alice Through the Looking Glass will be available to own on Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on October 18, 2016 (now available for pre-order).

Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland forever changed the landscape of children’s literature; Disney’s animated Alice in Wonderland embraced this fantasy world filled with peculiar characters; and Tim Burton directed a visually-stunning, live-action film that mesmerized audiences worldwide. On Oct. 18, 2016, the enchanting and beloved franchise that has captivated generations of adventurers continues when Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass arrives home on Digital HD, Blu-ray, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand.

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‘Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas’ Special Edition on DVD in October

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted ChristmasWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas will be available to own on DVD, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on October 25, 2016 (now available for pre-order).

The beloved animated classic Beauty and the Beast broke ground as the first animated feature film to receive an Academy Award® nomination for best picture and its enchanting story and captivating characters have truly stood the test of time. In celebration of the film’s 25th anniversary and addition to the Walt Disney Signature Collection, the delightful holiday adventure inspired by the timeless tale — Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas — will be released on DVD, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on Oct. 25.

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‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Blu-ray Bonus Features Revealed

'Alice Through The Looking Glass' PosterAhead of any official announcement, the British Board of Film Classification has detailed the bonus features anticipated on the Blu-ray release of Alice Through the Looking Glass, which have been outlined below.

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Disney ‘Moana’ Extended Character Descriptions, Character Poses (High Resolution)

Walt Disney Animation Studios has provided us with high resolution versions of recently released character poses from Moana (November 23, 2016) along with extended character descriptions which you can find below.

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped — and no one today knows why.

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WATCH: Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Ancient One Trailer from San Diego Comic-Con #SDCC

Doctor Strange Final PosterAs shown at the Marvel Studios Panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios has released a new trailer for Doctor Strange (November 4, 2016), which you can find embedded below. A new poster for the film was also released, which you can see here in high resolution

Marvel’s Doctor Strange follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City’s Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel cinematic universe.

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WATCH: ‘Disney Moana’ Japan Teaser Trailer Featuring Toddler Moana in Magical Moment

MoanaI don’t cry (lie), but if I did, the clip below from Disney’s Moana (November 23, 2016) would have been the point I did cry (truth) during the 2015 Disney D23 Expo Disney animation presentation. Featuring the now obligatory toddler version of the film’s protagonist, the clip below from Walt Disney Japan introduces us to the magical relationship Moana develops with the ocean.

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped — and no one today knows why.

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ 14 New Hi-Res Stills, Watermark Free

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story..A Death Trooper..Ph: Jonathan Olley..©Lucasfilm LFL 2016.Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm have provided us with ultra high resolution versions of images from Rogue One (December 16, 2016), which have recently appeared in the pages of Entertainment Weekly. They have been added to the beginning of our gallery embedded below.

Rogue One, which takes place before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, tells the story of unlikely heroes who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk and Jonathan Aris.

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Star Wars ‘Rogue One’ Teaser Poster in High Resolution

Star Wars Rogue One Teaser PosterEarlier today at Star Wars Celebration Europe in London, Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm debuted a new teaser poster for Rogue One (December 16, 2016) which can be seen here in its original resolution (click the thumbnail to the left).

Rogue One, which takes place before the events of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope,’ tells the story of unlikely heroes who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star.

The first trailer for the film also debuted at the Rogue One panel and is expected to air tonight on ABC during the broadcast of the ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Force Awakens’ documentary.

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Felicity Jones Reveals ‘Jyn Erso’ ‘Rogue One’ Action Figure at Star Wars Celebration Europe

Felicity JonesDuring the ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ cast panel at the Star Wars Celebration in London, Felicity Jones revealed the first look at the upcoming Hasbro Star Wars Black Series ‘Jyn Erso’ action figure — the first of new Rogue One products to be seen publicly. The 6-inch figure was revealed by Jones with panel moderator, Gwendoline Christie who welcomed Felicity to the action figure club. ‘Jyn’ will be represented across a variety of products when the Rogue One products launch globally at retail.

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Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios, product photos courtesy Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media

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