Disney and Lucasfilm will release the mystery movie in 2016
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Disney and Lucasfilm will release the “Star Wars” spinoff on Dec. 16, 2016.
Jones next stars alongside James Franco and Jonah Hill in “True Story.” She’s expected to join Tom Hanks in Ron Howard‘s “Inferno,” but it’s unclear if the “Star Wars” deal with jeopardize her involvement in that project.
Jones, who is currently up for an Oscar for playing Jane Hawking in “The Theory of Everything,” is represented by WME.
The Hollywood Reporter broke the news.