New Star Wars film takes $290.5 million in first weekend

New Star Wars film takes $290.5 million in first weekend

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story raked in $290.5 million (around £235 million) at the Global Box Office this weekend. The Star Wars spin-off film premiered on Saturday night (December 10) in Los Angeles, before it hits cinemas worldwide on Thursday (December 15). The figure makes it the second-highest grossing December-opener – behind last year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which took $395 million. Rogue One, which stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen and Mads Mikkelsen, tells…

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Where to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in Edinburgh today

Where to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in Edinburgh today

The year’s most eagerly-awaited movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in cinemas arcoss Edinburgh today – and you can check out all the screening times below. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen and Mads Mikkelsen, tells the story of a group of rebel fighters on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The film is the first in a series of on-screen adventures exploring stories outside the…

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Star Wars: New Rogue One trailer shows behind-the-scenes action

Star Wars: New Rogue One trailer shows behind-the-scenes action

The latest trailer for the upcoming movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been released – and you can check it out right here. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen and Mads Mikkelsen, tells the story of a group of rebel fighters on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The film, out in December, is the first in a series of on-screen adventures exploring stories outside…

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Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley says ‘I don’t think Rey is a Jedi’

Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley says ‘I don’t think Rey is a Jedi’

Daisy Ridley won the best breakthrough performance award at the MTV Movie Awards for her role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens – and then told reporters she doesn’t think lightsaber-wielding heroine Rey is a Jedi. The 24-year-old English actress also discussed whether Rogue One character Jyn Erso could be Rey’s mother. Speaking backstage at the MTV Movie Awards in California on Saturday night (April 9), Ridley said that the next film will be “darker” than Episode VII. Asked…

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Watch trailer for the new Star Wars movie right here

Watch trailer for the new Star Wars movie right here

The first teaser trailer for the new Star Wars movie has been released – and you can check it out right here. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen and Mads Mikkelsen, tells the story of a group of rebel fighters on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The one minute, 38 second teaser reveals new-look stormtroopers and details about the lead character played by British actress Jones….

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