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    Star Wars: Rogue One (2016)

    Quote Originally Posted by Variety
    Disney and Lucasfilm have announced details of the upcoming “Stars Wars” films at its annual shareholders meeting in San Francisco.

    Rian Johnson has also been confirmed to write and direct “Star Wars: Episode VIII,” which will hit theaters May 26, 2017.

    Gareth Edwards’ upcoming standalone film, starring Felicity Jones, will be called “Rogue One.” The movie starts filming in London this summer and opens Dec. 16, 2016.

    “Rogue One,” based on an idea by Oscar-winning vfx supervisor John Knoll, was written by “Cinderella” scribe Chris Weitz.

    Kathleen Kennedy will produce the standalone film alongside Knoll, Tony To and John Schwartz.

    Plot details of “Rogue One” are unknown.

    Edwards’ spinoff movie is one of two known “Star Wars” spinoffs in the works at Lucasfilm and Disney. Director Josh Trank (“Chronicle”) is developing another top secret feature.

    It’s unclear how both spinoff features will play into the upcoming seventh chapter “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” if at all. Speculation has Edwards’ and Trank’s movies focusing on the early days of original characters Princess Leia and Han Solo.

    The J.J. Abrams-directed “Force Awakens,” which opens Dec. 18, features original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher as well as newcomers like John Boyega and Adam Driver. It will take place 30 years after 1983’s “Return of the Jedi.”

    Disney is banking heavily on the “Star Wars” franchise after acquiring Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion. The studio is also planning “Star Wars”-themed attractions at Disney parks across the globe.

    Yes, there are two identical threads for now, but they'll diverge as the movies approach release.

  2. Rad.

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  4. Stoked!
    "Question the world man... I know the meaning of everything right now... it's like I can touch god." - bbobb the ggreatt

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  6. Fire can damage Jason the most, but please don't do it. He's so HAPPY.

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    The Disney Princesses line continues to grow I see.
    Last edited by Yoshi; 07 Apr 2016 at 09:24 AM.

  8. That trailer was cool until the alarm/annoying as fuck trailer noise.

    I'm hyped!

  9. So she's Rey 2.0. Ok.

    Otherwise, look really cool. It's actually kinda surreal to see a new movie with all the old-school Stotmtroopers in it again after all this time.
    Last edited by Dolemite; 07 Apr 2016 at 09:50 AM.

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    On first watch, there seemed to be a distinct lack of Bothans. I'm hoping I missed some.


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