There's a Nifty Star Wars Rebels Easter Egg In the Latest Rogue One Footage

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Wow, Rogue One! Not even out yet and you’re spilling out neat little Easter eggs already. Sneaky.

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If you’d like to stay Easter-egg free, then by all means consider this your warning.

Illustration for article titled Theres a Nifty iStar Wars Rebels/i Easter Egg In the Latest iRogue One/i Footage
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It’s a new day, one day closer to the next Star Wars movie being out—and that means yet another batch of TV spots and teases containing snifters of new footage from the film has been released. Here’s the latest, with a shot of what appears to be a Rebel fleet engaging with Star Destroyers over Scarif being one of the main new shots.

But Making Star Wars noticed a particularly famous ship standing out among the others: What appears to be a VCX-100 light freighter, a.k.a. the same model of ship as the Ghost on Rebels. here it is circled, just in case you missed it:

Illustration for article titled Theres a Nifty iStar Wars Rebels/i Easter Egg In the Latest iRogue One/i Footage

Hell, it might even be the Ghost itself, which would be pretty cool. But in all likeliness, it’s probably just another ship in its class rather than the real deal—just a fun little Easter egg for fans to spot when they see the movie.

Rogue One hits theaters next week, on December 16th.

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James is a News Editor at io9. He wants pictures. Pictures of Spider-Man!

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Why can’t these Stars just make peace already? It’s been, what, 7 documentaries now? Can’t they just be chill for once?