New Star Wars film ready to take off

A large part of Hollywood Boulevard was taken over by the world premiere of Rogue One - the first spin-off in the hugely successful science fiction series Star Wars.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Donnie Yen (above) poses next to a model of a Rebel Alliance X-Wing jet on the red carpet before the world premiere of the anticipated film in Hollywood last Saturday. Co-stars Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen and Diego Luna were also in attendance. The film begins opening internationally from Wednesday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 12, 2016, with the headline 'New Star Wars film ready to take off'. Print Edition | Subscribe