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Diego Luna Cast In Star Wars: Rogue One

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 14:04

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It's being said Diego Luna has been cast in the Star Wars spinoff, Star Wars: Rogue One.

Variety reports Luna has landed a lead role alongside Felicity Jones.

It's further said Riz Ahmed has been cast in Star Wars: Rogue One along with Ben Mendelsohn who will play the primary villain.

Diego Luna recently starred in Blood Father with Mel Gibson, has Mr. Pig in post-production, and has written, produced and directed many other films.

The plot of Star Wars: Rogue One will revolve around the heist of the Death Star plans by a group of rebel fighters, with Jones starring as one of the rebel soldiers. 

Both Ahmed and Luna are said to be playing rebel fighters.

The report also mentions the cast of Star Wars: Rogue One will be a large ensembler similar to The Dirty Dozen and Saving Private Ryan.

Star Wars: Rogue One has a December 16, 2016 release directed by Gareth Edwards.


Star Wars: Rogue One Teaser

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