Thursday, March 12, 2015

Big Star Wars Movie News! Spin-Off Movie and new Director for Episode VIII

Today, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed the first Star Wars stand-alone movie and the title.

The film is called, Rogue One, and it will feature new and different characters. Rogue One will be directed by Gareth Edwards (the recent Godzilla) and written by Chris Weitz (Cinderella and About a Boy). Felicity Jones is the first actress tied to the film.

But wait, there's more... Bob announced that famed director Rian Johnson (Looper) will write and direct (of course) Star Wars: Episode VIII. The film is set for release on May 26, 2017.

Now, that's some Force for ya!


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