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Rogue One’s Jyn Erso Figure Coming to Hasbro’s Black Series

During yesterday’s Star Wars Celebration in London, it was announced that Rogue One heroine, Jyn Erso will be joining the ranks amongst Hasbro’s line of Star Wars Black Series collectibles.

The news was announced during a cast panel for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, where the six-inch figure was brandished by Felicity Jones – who’ll be playing Jyn in the film.

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The actor was joined by panel moderator Gwendoline Christie, who congratulated Jones on her entry into action figure glory. The action figure isn’t all see from Jyn this year either, as Erso will “represented across a variety of products when the Rogue One products launch globally at retail” according to Stitch Kingdom.

Some images of the upcoming action figure were also shared, which you can see in the images below (via. Stitch Kingdom).

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The Black Series newcomer can also be seen in some footage from the panel:

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is due to hit cinemas on December 16 2016 in the UK and US. Force fanatics in France, Netherlands and Italy, however, will be able to see it slightly earlier on December 14. Whilst Episode 8 still feels a long way off, Rogue One is bound to give fans something to hold on to until December 2017 rolls around.

A Han Solo anthology film is also in the works, which will follow the origin story of the gunslinging smuggler and his Wookie counterpart, Chewbacca. LEGO Movie duo Chris Miller and Phil Lord are on board to direct, with actor Alden Ehrenreich set to play the lead.

 

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Charlie is a platforming romantic from England, that still speaks in a fashion that died with the Elizabethan era. Having been gaming since the days of Crash Bandicoot, he champions the Playstation, and is only a little bit embarassed that Super Mario Land keeps spelling his defeat.

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