New Actors Revealed In ‘Rogue One’ Trading Cards

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In a bit of an old school touch, two new actors behind the makeup of  three new characters from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story have been revealed by their inclusion on autographed trading cards produced by Topps, reports ComicBook.com. You can see the three characters below.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Lucasfilm/Topps (Photo via Comicbook.com)

Actor Paul Kasey plays  mercenary “Edrio Two Tubes”. The British thespian has previously worked on Doctor Who and spin-offs The Sarah Jane Adventures . It’s also not his first Star Wars role, as Kasey played Ello Asty, the X-wing pilot whose name references an album by the Beastie Boys.

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Kasey, also plays a second character in the film, a Mon Calamari named “Admiral Raddus”. A member of the same race as Admiral Ackbar, he is reported to be one of the Rebel Alliance leaders.

Lastly, there is a simian-looking alien named “Bistan” being played by Nick Kellington. A veteran of British children’s programs, Kellington played “Igglepiggle” on the kids series In the Night Garden. and Dipsy on the 2015 version of the infamous Teletubbies.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Tudyk, Donny Yen, Valene Kane, Riz Ahmed, Genevieve O’Reilly, Jimmy Smits, James Earl Jones,  and Forrest Whitaker.  It tells the story of the rag-tag team who steal the famed plans for the first Death Star, an act that allows for its destruction by the rebels in Star Wars: A New Hope. It is directed by Gareth Edwards, from a screenplay written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will hit theaters on December 16, 2016.

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