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"Rogue One" director Gareth Edwards has a cameo in the film

Associated Press logo Associated Press 12/4/2016 By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer
FILE - In this May 11, 2014 file photo, director Gareth Edwards poses for photographers on the red carpet for the UK premiere of Godzilla in London. Edwards says he gave himself a cameo in the "Star Wars" spinoff "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." Arriving in theaters on Dec. 16, 2016, "Rogue One" is the first in a series of spinoffs set inside the universe of "Star Wars." (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this May 11, 2014 file photo, director Gareth Edwards poses for photographers on the red carpet for the UK premiere of Godzilla in London. Edwards says he gave himself a cameo in the "Star Wars" spinoff "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." Arriving in theaters on Dec. 16, 2016, "Rogue One" is the first in a series of spinoffs set inside the universe of "Star Wars." (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Director Gareth Edwards says he gave himself a cameo in the "Star Wars" spinoff "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." But, as with most things "Star Wars," Edwards is staying mum on what exactly that entails.

FILE - In this May 11, 2014 file photo, director Gareth Edwards poses for photographers on the red carpet for the UK premiere of Godzilla in London. Edwards says he gave himself a cameo in the "Star Wars" spinoff "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." Arriving in theaters on Dec. 16, 2016, "Rogue One" is the first in a series of spinoffs set inside the universe of "Star Wars." (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this May 11, 2014 file photo, director Gareth Edwards poses for photographers on the red carpet for the UK premiere of Godzilla in London. Edwards says he gave himself a cameo in the "Star Wars" spinoff "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." Arriving in theaters on Dec. 16, 2016, "Rogue One" is the first in a series of spinoffs set inside the universe of "Star Wars." (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, File)

The reveal, he said, might have to wait for the DVD extras.

Edwards is a self-proclaimed "Star Wars" super fan and has said that as a child he used to watch the first 10 minutes of the 1977 "Star Wars" every day before school.

"Rogue One" is set right before the events of that original film and chronicles the saga of the rebels who steal the plans for the Death Star. Arriving in theaters on Dec. 16, "Rogue One" is the first in a series of spinoffs set inside the universe of "Star Wars."

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