Gareth Edwards To Direct First Star Wars Spin-Off Film Due In 2016

Hot off his successful adaption of Godzilla that is stomping through theaters, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that director Gareth Edwards has been picked to direct the first Star Wars spin-off film.  The film is set for release in theaters on December 16, 2016.  No word as to what the story of the film will be centered on but it will be written by Gary Whitta, who wrote The Book Of Eli amongst his credits.  The Force is strong with new movies as we move forward!