'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'
Star Wars: Rogue One. Left to Right: Actors Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna, Felicity Jones, Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen. Lucasfilm 2016/ Jonathan Olley

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” will be “unlike” any other movie from the franchise, LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy said at the panel discussion during the “Celebrations” event in London. Some of the cast members of the film teased details about their respective characters, including Alan Tudyk who plays the droid K-2SO.

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Diego Luna (Captain Cassian Andor) said at the event that the K-2SO droid is “one of the most important members of the team,” Independent reports. The droid once belonged to the Empire, but the Rebels captured it and reprogrammed it to help them. Luna said that K-2SO is his character’s best and perhaps only friend in the movie.

Tudyk teased that it was Cassian who reprogrammed K-2SO after wiping his data clean. However, the droid is “not quite all there” after being reprogrammed, the actor revealed. He described his character as being “very honest,” who “speaks his mind.” However, the words of the droid can be “unsettling.” The actor compared his character to “old people,” as he says whatever he thinks.

The protagonist of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones). Unlike the previous heroes from the franchise such as Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Rey (Daisy Ridley) whose main quest has been a journey of self discovery and finding out who they are and where they come from, Jyn knows exactly who she is and where she comes from. This aspect is apparently what “propels the story.”

Kennedy teased that “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is going to be an “incredibly immersive experience.” To further distinguish the spin-off from the main saga of the Skywalker family and now Rey, Kennedy told ET Online that the upcoming Gareth Edwards movie may not have an opening crawl.