Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Your favourite character could be returning to Star Wars


The following article relates to the upcoming Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Directed by Gareth Edwards, it's set for release in December this year. If you do not wish to have any elements of the film's plot or characters 'spoilt' for you, we advise you stop reading. Why you even bothered opening this article is beyond us.

The swish of a cloak. The electronic snap of a lightsaber. The iconic rasp of a respirator.

Darth Vader is returning to haunt the Star Wars universe.

Ever since Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was announced - telling of the events of a group of Rebel soldiers stealing the Death Star plans that lead to Episode IV: A New Hope - rumours have been rumbling that old saga characters might return. 

Making Star Wars is determined to amplify those rumbles to a roar, stating that Brian Muir - the original sculptor of Darth Vader's mask - has been working on a new Vader costume to perfectly match his original look from Star Wars: A New Hope

The site also claims that James Earl Jones will be returning to his iconic role as the voice of Vader - but a new actor will replace David Prowse (he's 80, bless him) as the imposing figure of the Sith Lord.

It's not known how much of a role Vader will have in the new film - whether a few scenes or the central menace of the action - but we can't wait to get reacquainted with our favourite villain. 



Cloverfield 'sequel' trailer arrives out of nowhere


This Star Wars special effects reel will make you question everything


This driver just trolled Star Wars fans in the cruelest way possible



Brendan Gleeson: "I was thrilled to be cut down by Daniel Day-Lewis"

Brendan Gleeson on being entertained by Gambon and killed by Day-Lewis

by Ralph Jones
22 Jun 2017

Can you guess the highest grossing film for every year since 1980?

Genuinely: no, you can't

by Gary Ogden
21 Jun 2017

Don't panic, but the Han Solo movie just lost both of its directors

Don't ruin this for us now

by Carl Anka
21 Jun 2017

Daniel Day-Lewis announces he's retiring from acting

His final film will air later this year

by Alex Finnis
21 Jun 2017

Netflix’s new Hulk Hogan documentary looks like essential viewing

It couldn't have come at a better time

by Tom Victor
16 Jun 2017

The 17 ultimate screen dads

The daddies of them all

16 Jun 2017

The 'Dodgeball' cast have reunited for a surprise mini-sequel

Watch it here

by Gary Ogden
15 Jun 2017

Stunning footage of Bruce Lee's only "real fight" has been unearthed

The martial arts expert looking just as masterful away from Hollywood

by Carl Anka
14 Jun 2017

Edgar Wright has teased the possibility of Hot Fuzz 2

The greatest buddy cop film of all time... Part 2?

by Carl Anka
09 Jun 2017

Nick Offerman: "I would have sold my family to play Gimli"

The moustachioed funny man on varnishing, magnets, and his Gimli ambitions

by Ralph Jones
08 Jun 2017