'Sherlock' actor Jonathan Aris in 'Star Wars: Rogue One'
Actor Jonathan Aris, who portrayed Anderson on hit BBC show "Sherlock", has reportedly joined the cast of "Star Wars: Rogue One".
Los Angeles: Actor Jonathan Aris, who portrayed Anderson on hit BBC show "Sherlock", has reportedly joined the cast of "Star Wars: Rogue One".
Aris has taken the role of Senator Jebel in the upcoming movie, reported Ace Showbiz. Though there is no confirmation from the producers, the actor included it on his Spotlight page, the official online CV used by actors and agents.
"2015, Feature Film Senator Jebel, STAR WARS ANTHOLOGY: ROGUE ONE, Disney/Lucasfilm, Gareth Edwards," so read the listing.
The only star, who has been confirmed is Felicity Jones. "Rogue One" will be a heist movie about rebels trying to steal the plans to the Death Star, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet. The movie will take place between "Episode III" and "Episode IV".
Directed by JJ Abrams, the sci-fi movie is slated for a release on December 16, 2016 in the US.