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Mara

According to starwars.com the first stand-alone/spin-off film has gotten its director and its screenwriter.

 

The director will be Gareth Edwards, who recently directed the new Godzilla movie. And Gary Whitta will pen the screenplay; Whitta wrote The Book of Eli, as well as for the Walking Dead video game.

 

 

Due out December 16, 2016, there is no word on which stand-alone film this will be...

 

Rumored subjects include Boba Fett and Yoda.



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Andy

I've not seen any of their work, at least I don't think I have... Want too see the new Godzilla though!

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Mara

Neither have I... but they  both seem to have a passion for Star Wars. So that bodes well, hopefully.

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