The director Rian Johnson has recently announced that he is working at the development of a Star Wars series and also a new Star Wars trilogy. He and Disney have already closed a deal. The live-action ‘Star Wars’ TV series he is currently planning will air on Disney’s entertainment streaming service. Disney has announced that their new service is likely to appear by the end of 2019.
Bob Iger is Disney’s chairman-CEO, and he has announced the news related to the Star Wars series during the quarterly earnings call of their company. Rian Johnson also reminded fans of the upcoming ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ which will have its premiere on December 15th. Furthermore, the director will also write another Star Wars trilogy. He will collaborate with Ram Bergman to direct the upcoming trilogy.
The upcoming Star Wars series will be legendary
The president of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kenney, argues that the whole team was grateful to work with Rian Johnson. Kennedy praised him, claiming that is a very creative person and they were all happy to see the whole process of developing ‘The Last Jedi’. Kathleen Kennedy is sure that Rian will do an amazing job when it comes to the new trilogy that they have announced.
In the past, Lucasfilm confronted a lot of challenges when choosing previous filmmakers. That is why they are so pleased with the long-term pact with Johnson. However, even if they announced a new trilogy, they did not reveal any date yet. Bergman and Johnson are also really grateful to be part of such a great team. They are excited about their collaboration with Disney and Lucasfilm.
The new trilogy and the Star Wars series will certainly make fans go crazy, being thrilled that the Star Wars universe does not end here. The excitement is real, and everyone is looking forward to finding out more details about the new projects.
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