Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson reveals that his Star Wars trilogy continues to be within the works at Lucasfilm, however will occur at some point.
Rian Johnson has confirmed that his upcoming Star Wars trilogy continues to be in growth at Lucasfilm.
In an interview with Empire, Johnson revealed that the undertaking continues to be within the works, however is presently on the again burner. “I’ve stayed near Kathleen [Kennedy] and we get collectively typically and discuss it,” he stated. “It’s simply at this level a matter of schedule and when it will possibly occur. It would break my coronary heart if I had been completed, if I couldn’t get again in that sandbox in some unspecified time in the future.” Johnson beforehand directed 2017’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth episode in The Skywalker Saga.
Johnson’s Star Wars trilogy was introduced in Nov. 2017, forward of The Last Jedi‘s theatrical launch. Despite periodic updates from the director, the undertaking stays within the early phases of growth, which Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has defined is due to Johnson being “unbelievably busy with Knives Out and the deal that he made at Netflix for a number of films.” It is presently unknown what Johnson’s trilogy can be about, however it’s anticipated to be unrelated to The Skywalker Saga.
Multiple Star Wars Films Are Currently within the Works
Three extra Star Wars movies are in energetic growth at Lucasfilm, with Taika Waititi’s standalone undertaking reportedly the farthest alongside. The writer-director provided an replace on his Star Wars movie in June 2022, revealing that he was nonetheless writing the screenplay. He additionally revealed that his movie will introduce new characters and worlds to the galaxy far, far-off. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige can also be engaged on a standalone movie with Loki creator Michael Waldron writing the screenplay. Kennedy has additionally said that Patty Jenkins’ Rogue Squadron, which can “introduce a brand new technology of starfighter pilots as they earn their wings and danger their lives in a boundary-pushing, high-speed thrill-ride,” continues to be anticipated to launch regardless of being faraway from the discharge calendar and “pushed off to the facet for the second.”
The firm can also be within the technique of increasing its tv slate with Skeleton Crew and The Acolyte set to affix The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Andor and Ahsoka on Disney+ sooner or later. Skeleton Crew takes place after the occasions of 1983’s Return of the Jedi and stars Jude Law in a “galactic model of traditional Amblin coming-of-age journey movies of the ’80s.” The Acolyte, in the meantime, can be set throughout the waning days of the High Republic period, with Amandla Stenberg lately boarding the sequence as its lead star. Lucasfilm can also be creating a number of animated sequence, together with second seasons of Star Wars: The Bad Batch and Star Wars: Visions in addition to the anthology sequence Tales of the Jedi.