Here's How the Internet Reacted to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Having a Female Lead

Apr 07, 2016

After a teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was released Thursday, many fans took to social media to express their feelings about the highly anticipated Star Wars spinoff. Set in a time before Rey and Finn flew through the galaxy far, far away in The Force Awakens, the movie stars Felicity Jones as Rebel fighter Jyn Erso. But it's finally seeing the character in action that has sparked a variety of reactions:

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Many were ecstatic:

While others couldn't believe Disney had cast—gasp—two female leads in a row:

And some were just there to have fun:

https://twitter.com/nickh_101/status/718060526555828224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/jayblackcomedy/status/718060442355109889

https://twitter.com/pettygyaI/status/718089837669011456

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