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The official Star Wars Instagram page has revealed a new look at Bodhi Rook, the former Imperial pilot played by The Night Of and Nightcrawler star Riz Ahmed. We know from the film’s Star Wars Celebration panel that Bodhi joined the Empire after his planet was occupied and a job is a job, but had a crisis of conscience and joins the fray on the Rebel side. We also know that he’s a bit of a hot-head.

Riz Ahmed plays Bodhi Rook in #RogueOne: A Star Wars Story

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Our first clear look at the cover of the upcoming The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has appeared online and the star of this particular show is a character who was kept under lock and key until a few weeks ago. That’s K-2SO, the former Imperial droid reprogramed by Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor to work for the Rebels (and maybe to be his only friend?). This hulking, socially inept metal monster is the first major droid character in a Star Wars movie to be created through motion capture animation, with the great character actor Alan Tudyk playing the part. This book is set to hit shelves on December 16, 2016.

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While we’re on the subject of new Rogue One books, the cover art for Star Wars Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide has arrived online and it places a black-armored Death Trooper front and center. Here’s the official description for this release:

This exciting reference format accompanies the eagerly anticipated, first-ever standalone Star Wars™ movie: Rogue One. This beautifully detailed title features in-depth character profiles, plus 6 newly commissioned and fully annotated cross-sections of vehicles and mapped-out locations. With clear and authoritative text, this book is packed with essential information—and presented alongside stunning stills from the movie.

And for younger fans, there’s Star Wars: Rogue One – Secret Mission, one of those educational books that will teach the young ones how to read by walking them through the new movie. Here’s the cover:

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