With one line in the new trailer for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” which debuted Thursday morning, Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) practically sums up the entire “Star Wars” franchise. That’s fitting, since the new movie is a stand-alone story bridging the gap between the third and fourth chapters of the saga. Or, counting by production order, the sixth and the third.
“Rogue One” tells the story of a group of rebels who try to steal the plans for that sci-fi weapon of mass destruction, the Death Star. So it’s obviously rooted in that larger space opera, and the trailer establishes that in some superficial ways. The musical motifs of John Williams’s score are inst...
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