Best known for his roles in “Book of Life” and “Elysium“, popular Mexican actor Diego Luna is reportedly in talks to star in “Star Wars: Rogue One“, the first movie in the “Star Wars Anthology” series.

According to Variety, if Luna jumps aboard the production, he will be starring in a lead role as a rebel soldier alongside Felicity Jones. However, Lucasfilm and Disney did not comment on the casting when contacted by Variety.

Source: analitica
Source: analitica

Riz Ahmed and Sam Claflin will also be starring in the spin-off movie alongside Ben Mendelsohn, who is set to play the film’s main antagonist.

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At the recent Star Wars Celebration convention in Anaheim, the panel revealed a few details of the movie, including what the movie will be about.

The plot summary is as below:

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Gareth Edwards, director of the movie, said that “Star Wars: Rogue One” will take place after “Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith” but before “Star Wars IV: A New Hope”, and chronologically, it will be “closer to Episode IV.”

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Source: superheronews

John Knoll, Simon Emanuel, and Jason McGatlin will be executive producing the movie while Kathleen Kennedy and Tony To will produce the movie.

“Star Wars: Rogue One” is scheduled for release on 16th December 2016.

Source: Variety

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