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'Star Wars Episode VIII' Gets 2017 Release Date, Stand-Alone Film Called 'Rogue One'

'Star Wars Episode VIII' Gets 2017 Release Date, Stand-Alone Film Called 'Rogue One'

It has just been announced that the Star Wars stand-alone movie will be titled Rogue One!

The news was shared by Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger, who hosted a shareholder meeting at Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco on Thursday (March 12).

The film, which will star Felicity Jones, will center on “the characters and events beyond the core Star Wars saga.”

In addition, Bob also confirmed that Star Wars: Episode VIII will be written and directed by Rian Johnson.

Mark your calendars, Rogue One hits theaters on December 16, 2016, while Star Wars: Episode VIII will open on May 26, 2017.

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