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.
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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.
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.