Huge news dropped over at Disney/Lucasfilm as it was announced that Episode 8 director Rian Johnson will develop a new Star Wars trilogy after the studio releases Episode 9.
Johnson’s new trilogy will center around new characters, with original characters and set in a brand new galaxy. Johnson will be teaming up with his longtime producing collaborator Ram Bergman who also produced The Last Jedi.
Lucasfilm President had this to say
” We loved working with Rian on The Last Jedi. He is a creative force and watching him craft The Last Jedi from start to finish was one of the greatest joys of my career. Rian will do amazing things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy”
It is safe to say the studio is very pleased with how The Last Jedi turned out. and we will just have to wait until December 17, 2017 to see for ourselves.
Also it was announced that a live-action Star Wars TV series is in development and the series wil go straight to Disney’s streaming service planned to debut in 2019!
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