Star Wars: Episode VIII may be only a couple years away, but we all know that isn't stopping Disney from making sure we continually get our fill of tasty intergalacticiousness (NOTE: this may not be a real word). The teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story got lots of people very excited all over again when it was released on April 7th. For those of you who don't know, the film is supposed to be the story of the spy team sent to learn about the first Death Star, and therefore takes place between Episodes III and IV (so even though Darth Vader isn't in the trailer, you can bet he's out there somewhere being mean and whatnot). It's coming out December 16th this year.
Disney also released a picture of the cast of the film just a few days ago. This is it below, see?
Well, since everyone wants to get in on the fun, LEGO just released their own version of the shot. You can bet that means only one thing: There will be some pretty cool-looking LEGO sets for Rogue One in stores around Christmas time. In fact, LEGO has already previewed these new sets at a toy fair in Nuremberg, Germany this past weekend! So it's not just one of my silly theories after all.
And just in case you haven't seen the Rogue One trailer (or want to see it again), here it is...