Rian Johnson to create new 'Star Wars' trilogy

12 November, 2017, 02:26 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • Disney Confirms New “Star Wars” Trilogy With Rian Johnson

There is a great deal of speculation on Luke's headspace in the new film, with many wondering if he has succumbed - at least in part - to the Dark Side.

Rian Johnson, who is behind the forthcoming new instalment The Last Jedi - the eighth film in the Star Wars saga and the second in the sequel trilogy - will create the three new films.

Disney did not provide release dates for the films or any further details regarding their plots or titles.

"We all loved working with Rian on The Last Jedi", said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm.

Johnson will re-team with Ram Bergman, his longtime producer who helped him on previous films such as Brick and Looper.

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said, "Rian will do fantastic things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy". Star Wars is the greatest modern mythology and we feel very lucky to have contributed to it.

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In 2015, the Star Wars franchise returning to theaters with its long-awaited seventh episode, The Force Awakens.

The announcement, made by Disney chief Bob Iger on a call with investment analysts, constituted the most ambitious new foray into the "Star Wars" galaxy, moving well beyond the original nine-film framework imagined by Lucas.

Disney on Thursday announced it plans to release a new Star Wars trilogy (with different characters) after the current saga, the New York Post reported.

The new trilogy will likely take place outside of the episodic Star Wars films, given that Disney plans to focus exclusively on spin-off films for some time after Star Wars: Episode IX concludes.

Now, all we have left to see is whether some Porgs make their way into this new trilogy. That show will air exclusively on Disney's upcoming streaming service.

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