Star Wars: Rogue One Adds Another Rebel

DiegoLunaThe first stand alone spinoff Star Wars: Rebel One already had a director Gareth Edwards and a cast that included Felicity Jones and Riz Ahmed plus Ben Mendelsohn as the villain. According to Variety, Diego Luna has signed on to the project as another rebel fighter.

The story is said to take place between Episodes III and IV, but from the plot description its much closer to Episode IV. Reports say the story is about the rebel fighters who steal the plans for the original Death Star allowing a certain young princess to stash them on an astromech droid.

Star Wars: Rogue One will be in theaters December 16th, 2016.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.