‘Rogue One’ Is Your First Star Wars Stand Alone Film

Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced Thursday that Rogue One is the title for the first stand alone film in the Star Wars franchise.

Rogue One will be directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters, Godzilla) and written by Chris Weitz (Cinderella, About a Boy, Antz). Felicity Jones has already been cast in the project.

The film starts shooting this summer in London and will be in theaters on December 16, 2016.


Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.