It’s reported that Forest Whitaker is in negotiations to join the cast of the Star Wars: Rogue One spinoff.
Variety reports the news with mention Forest Whitaker may be featured in The Crow remake before he dives into the Gareth Edward Star Wars movie.
No specific details regarding the character Whitaker may be playing were mentioned.
Star Wars: Roge One has a December 16, 2016 release date starring Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna and Ben Mendelsohn.
Plot details include that Star Wars: Rogue One revolves around the heist of the Death Star plans by a group of rebel fighters with the movie taking place between Episodes III and IV.
It’s said Felicity Jones is playing one of the rebel soldiers, with Ahmed and Luna also playing Alliance fighters.
Forest Whitaker is currently filming the Denis Villeneuve sci-fi drama The Story of Your Life which also stars Amy Adams, and has Southpaw coming out July 24th also starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams.
Star Wars: Rogue One teaser: