Hardcore fans frantically guess every previously seen African-American-looking Star Wars character that Forest Whitaker could be playing before EW’s reveal!

Updated: June 22, 2016


Upon reading the EW tease before class, the two fans have been trying to nail down who Forest Whitaker could be.

Jay Warrde & Randle Lounpronounceable, two hardcore Star Wars fans have spent the morning desperately trying to think of which character Forest Whitaker could possibly be playing in the much anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story after Anthony Breznican’s tease in EW that fans “will recognize immediately when they see his name, even if he looks very different than the way they’ve seen him elsewhere.”

Hoping to be credited with breaking the news, dedicated Midichlorian Count reader Jay Warrde sent us screen shots of their discovery…



With the character name to be revealed today, it would seem that all of Jay and Randle’s work could be for nothing. Much like this article.