Star Wars: Rogue One Runtime Confirmed; New Poster Revealed

Star Wars Rogue One AT-ACT

With the theatrical release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story right around the corner, anticipation for the spinoff film has reached a fever pitch. Moviegoers in the United States will finally be able to pre-order their tickets on Monday, November 28, and judging by the first box office projections, many people are planning on being there opening weekend. While several viewers already know where they will be on December 16, 2016, the one question that hasn't been answered yet is how much time they'll have to set aside to watch the movie.

Back in October, it was rumored that the film would run for 133 minutes, which is 2 hours, 13 minutes. That's in line with the previous installments in the franchise, but since it wasn't officially stated by the studio, some believed it could have been a placeholder. Now, Lucasfilm has weighed in on the matter, essentially confirming what has been said before.

The studio's creative/story development executive Pablo Hidalgo was asked about Rogue One's length on Twitter. When told about the previously reported runtime, he had this to say:

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