Big news for 'Star Wars' fans their Dark Lord will be in this years 'Star Wars: Rogue One' film.

FOX's Michelle Pollino reports: 

A force is looming in the darkness of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story', the force is familiar to many fans.

Entertainment Weekly revealed Darth Vader will make an appearance in the film which hits theaters in December:

'Rogue One' is set before the events of the original 'Star Wars' film, and it follows a band of outlaws:

(Rogue One) "This is a rebellion isn't it... I rebel."

Who hatch a plan to steal the plans to the Death Star.

Michelle Pollino, FOX News.

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