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Benicio Del Toro Up For Star Wars: Episode VIII Villain

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 21:06

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It's being reported Benicio del Toro is up for a role in Star Wars: Episode VIII.

The Wrap states an offer is out to Benicio del Toro to play the villain of the film.

It's further said discussions are in the early stages, but Disney and LucasFilm "are high" on the Oscar-award winning star.

Benicio del Toro recently played The Collector for Disney in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy; it's unknown if del Toro will be back for the sequel.

The untitled Star Wars: Episode VIII has a May 26, 2017 release date directed by Rian Johnson.

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