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Another name into the Star Wars: Spin Off One mix

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Earlier this month the rumours suggested Felicity Jones was going to be the lead of Gareth Edwards' Star Wars spin-off and that it would focus on the stealing of the Death Star plans that formed the backstory to Episode IV. There were also rumous that Aaron Paul or Edgar Ramirez had landed a role.

However, in true tradition of throwing EVERY name at the wall and seeing who sticks, today's rumour returns to the other popular theory that the film would focus on a young Han Solo and that Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) has been picked to play the role.

It's pretty clear right now, that J.J. Abrams comments that there are lots of true AND false Star Wars rumours online hold a lot of water. Does anyone actually have ANY idea what the film will be about? Outside of Disney, Gareth Edwards,, J.J Abrams, Gary Whitta, maybe Rian Johnson and, of course, Simon Kinberg's new writing team we very much doubt it. In fact, is there any 'hot' rumoured talent NOT connected with the film in some way?

We'll continue to report on rumours, but we're taking pretty much all of them with a huge tub of salt until we get things confirmed from official sources. We suggest you do the same.

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Last updated: 06/08/2018 17:24:46

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Star Wars is a science fiction film series created by George Lucas. It debuted in 1977 and the first film was quickly retitled to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. It was followed by two sequels - The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 and Return of the Jedi in 1983. A trilogy of prequel films were launched in 1999 with The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. In 2015 Star Wars returned to the screens for a new trilogy under the control of Disney with The Force Awakens directed by J J Abrams.

A series of spin-offs were launched in 2016 with Gareth Edwards' Rogue One and 2017 will see the second film in the new trilogy, Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi.

Another spin-off will be released in 2018 - Solo - which tells the story of Han Solo before the original Star Wars film and 2019 will round off the third trilogy with the untitled Episode IX.

A fourth trilogy of films has been announced for release after 2020 which will be overseen by Rian Johnson and they will feature entirely new characters and an entirely separate story.

In addition, there are the TV series The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels and a new as yet untitled live action series due to debut some time after 2020.

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