The cover for the soundtrack of the upcoming Star Wars spin-off Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has hit the web. The score for Rogue One has been composed by Academy Award-winner Michael Giacchino with brief moments featuring the original themes written by legendary composer John Williams. The soundtrack which will officially release on December 16th along with the film is now available for pre-order on Amazon. If you can’t wait to hear it like me, you can check out the two clips from the below which will give you a small taste of what to expect. Hint: it’s Star Wars music.
Produced by Lucasfilm, the film stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelson, Donnie Yen, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy. Directed by Gareth Edwards.
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. In theaters December 2016.