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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

New ‘Rogue One’ movie inspires ‘Star Wars’-themed events, promotions

New ‘Rogue One’ movie inspires ‘Star Wars’-themed events, promotions

South Florida, grab your lightsabers.

Fans can geek out to the latest movie in the franchise, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," with several events and promotions tied to the Dec. 15 opening of the space soap odyssey.

The movie, which takes place about 30 years before "Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope," follows a group of Rebel Alliance fighters as they try to swipe the plans for the war machine known as the Death Star. The new installment stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn and Forest Whitaker.

Members of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars fan group, plan to dress up as characters and interact with guests...

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