This team of "heroes of the Rebel Alliance" is sent to steal the plans of the First Death Star:
- Felicity Jones plays Jyn Erso, a gifted soldier and warrior.
- Diego Luna plays Captain Cassian Andor, an officer in the Rebel Alliance
- Jiang Wen plays Baze, a freelance assassin
- Alan Tudyk plays the CGI character K-250, an Enforcer Droidand evidently an imperial model, but teams up with the rebels.
- Riz Ahmed plays Bodhi, a rebel soldier.
- Pao, an alien who is described as a "fierce warrior".
- Donnie Yen plays Chirrut, a spiritual warrior.
- Bistan, another alien who is described as a "fierce warrior".
And then on the Imperial page:
- Ben Mendelssohn as Director Krennic, the military director of the Empire, to defend the Galactic Empire against the Rebels mission to steal the Death Star plans.