"How many Mary Sues do you people want?": Dude-bros react in the worst way possible to female-led "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"

While most fans began counting down the days 'til December, a small minority of male fanboys tweeted their hurt

Published April 7, 2016 7:34PM (EDT)

Thursday saw the release of the teaser for the forthcoming "Star Wars" iteration, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."

The film, in theaters December, will be the first of two standalone origin stories in the "Star Wars Anthology" series.

"Rogue One" stars Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso.

If Twitter is any indication, Jones's top-billing has irked a minority of men's rights activists, who are having a real tough time processing a female lead:

But such criticism is few and far between. Far more users were excited than outraged. After spending some time scouring the #RogueOne live feed, I'm with this guy:

More constructive are the beautiful idiots running with the misspelled #RougeOne:

By Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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