Forest Whitaker In Negotiations To Join ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’

According to Variety, Forest Whitaker (Taken 3) is in negotiations to join the  upcoming Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One alongside Felicity Jones (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler), Diego Luna (Elysium) and Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises) , with Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) directing.
The movie will be set between Episodes III & IV, focusing on a group of rebel fighters on a mission to steal the Death Star plans. It’s rumored that Jones, Luna and  Riz Ahmed will all play rebel fighters, while Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn will serve as the film’s villain.

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One will hit theaters on December 16, 2016.

SOURCE: Variety

(Michael Bezanidis)

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