C2E2: Marvel Launching "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" Prequel Series

Fri, March 18th, 2016 at 10:19am PST

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Anthony Couto, Assistant Editor

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The "Rogue One" prequel series will include three issues and a one-shot.

At today's Diamond Comics Retailer breakfast ahead of C2E2, Marvel revealed a "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" prequel series on the way, introducing us to the new characters of the upcoming "Star Wars" anthology film.

The House of Ideas announced the three-issue "Rogue One" prequel series, as well as a one-shot that will release in October. No further details have been revealed at this time.

Stay tuned as we learn more this weekend at C2E2.

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Directed by Gareth Edwards ("Godzilla") and starring Felicity Jones, Alan Tudyk, Mads Mikkelsen, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed and others, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" hits theaters on December 16, 2016.

(via ComicsAlliance)

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