Star Wars Rogue One will be the name of a standalone Star Wars movie, Disney and Lucas Films announced today at their shareholder meeting–along with the release date and the director.
Star Wars Rogue One Release Date:
Star Wars Rogue One will release on December 16th, 2016. Filming will begin in London this Summer.
Star Wars Rogue One Director:
Star Wars Rogue One will be directed by Gareth Edwards.
Rogue One will be a standalone movie, not to be confused with Star Wars: Episode VIII which is being directed by Rian Johnson. While details of Rogue One aren’t known at the time, it will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy alongside John Knoll, Tony To and John Schwartz.