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‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Plot to Focus on Death Star

Variety logo Variety 4/19/2015 Alex Stedman
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The upcoming “Star Wars” standalone film, “Rogue One,” will follow a group trying to steal the Death Star plans, it was revealed at Sunday’s Star Wars Celebration.

“A band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans in Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One,” the official Star Wars account tweeted on Sunday while special teaser footage was shown at the event.

The film will take place before Episode IV.

The news was revealed at a panel with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm VP of development Kiri Hart and spinoff director Gareth Edwards.

More to come…

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