In the trailer, Jyn (Felicity Jones) is tasked with finding out how to prevent a major weapons test. She hardly seems like the type who will back down easily.
"This is a rebellion, isn't it?" she says. "I rebel."
The film features new characters, but Star Wars fans will recognize plenty of familiar sights and sounds. The teaser features AT-AT Walkers, Storm Troopers and even a glimpse at the Death Star.
This stand-alone story is the first among the Star Wars Anthology Series, a "unique series of big-screen adventures that explores the characters and events beyond the core Star Wars saga." The events in Rogue One come after Revenge of the Sith and before A New Hope, according to IMDB.
The film will also star Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Forest Whitaker, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk and more.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters on Dec. 16.
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