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Darth Vader Will be Present in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Darth Vader will be in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

Darth Vader, the biggest Star Wars villain ever, will have a role in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

According to a new Entertainment Weekly cover story on the upcoming film, “Darth Vader is back.” The magazine was given exclusive behind the scenes access to the set.

We’ll have to wait until July 1 (when the magazine comes out) to find out more about Darth Vader’s role. “EW promises to reveal details about the Sith lord’s first day on set and what his appearance means for the rest of the story,” Collider reported.

Other details we can expect from the story include:

  • a view of Imperial weaponry
  • background on Jyn Erso’s  family
  • information on the team aiming to find the Death Star plans
  • other villains besides Vader

Here’s the July cover of Entertainment Weekly.

Entertainment Weekly feature: 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'


Resistance fighters embark on a daring mission to steal the Empire’s plans for the Death Star.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set to be released on December 16, 2016.SuperFable