Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One already has Felicity Jones attached to the film, and Ben Mendelsohn has been eyeing the film. Now Badass Digest is reporting that Nightcrawler actor Riz Ahmed and Hunger Game‘s Sam Claflin are in talks to join the film.
At Star Wars Celebration, the film’s director Gareth Edwards confirmed that the film was about a band of resistance fighters that steal the plans for the Death Star and takes place between Episode III and Episode IV. There’s no Jedi in the films and he went on to say that it’s more of a war story.
Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One opens December 16, 2016