‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ News & Update: World Premiere Gets Incredible Positive Response from Audience

By Jyotirupa Sarma , Updated Dec 12, 2016 06:35 AM EST

Disney and Lucasfilm held the world premiere for "Rogue One: A Star Wars story" on Saturday night in Los Angeles. Those who have watched the movie have shared their experiences online and celebrities, as well as fans, cheered the film till the end. The positive responses of the audience will definitely attract more  moviegoers to the film. Many among the audiences even called it the best "Star Wars" movie so far.

Some audiences who were in the premiere remarked that the film is surprisingly action packed and beautiful. They also liked the new characters in the prequel. Social media sites are flooded with fans reactions. Some even compared the movie to the "Star Wars: A New Hope" and "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back", reported Movie Web. The positive response the premiere has got will also encourage those excited to watch the "Star War" spin-off movie. A recent forecast also predicted that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will have an opening weekend of more than $130 million in the US.

The screening of "Rogue One: A Star Wars story" started at 7 pm and there was no introduction. Felicity Jones is highly praised by critics and audience for her performance in the film. Others who have got applauded for their performance are Donnie Yen and Alan Tudyk, noted Variety. Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker and Jiang Wen are the other stars in the film.

"Rogue One: A Star Wars story" has a direct connection to Star Wars: A New Hope, as its plot revolves round Rebels and how they try to steal the Death Star plans. Although the film has not got much of criticism till now, Vulture editor Kyle Buchanan commented that some of the plot elements are a bit murky.

The plotting and objectives are needlessly murky, but the look of this thing is *ravishing*. Drop the why and embrace the wow," Buchanan stated in his comment.

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