From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
The film's score marks the storied franchise's first not to be composed by the legendary John Williams. This time around Oscar and Grammy winning composer Michael Giacchino (Up, Ratatouille, Doctor Strange) takes the helm admirably.
"Michael did an amazing score for us," director Gareth Edwards said. "He's a massive, massive, massive, massive Star Wars fan...He said he listened to the Empire Strikes Back soundtrack to death as a kid and I think the vocabulary of that music is in him. It just poured out. There's particular moments in the film, musically, especially toward the end, that are truly stunning and very emotional. I think he just knocked it out of the park."