Variety is reporting that Academy Award Winner Forest Whitacker is joining the cast of Star Wars: Rogue One. Whitaker will join a cast that currently includes Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler), Sam Claflin (Snow White and the Huntsman), and Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline).
Star Wars Rogue One is set before Star Wars: A New Hope where Rebels set out on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. Star Wars: Rogue One is set to be released on December 16, 2016
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