It’s an eventful May the Fourth – in terms of Star Wars news, with a new theatrical feature film and Disney+ TV series announced today:
First comes a big-screen movie directed and co-written by Oscar-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi, co-written by 1917 scribe Krysty Wilson-Cairns:
Waititi directed the first-season premiere of The Mandalorian as well as voicing the character IG-11.
A trilogy of Star Wars films is in pre-production from The Last Jedi filmmaker Rian Johnson, and Marvel Studios maestro is reportedly working on a film as well.
And Emmy-winner and Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland will write, produce and show-run an untitled Star Wars series for Disney+:
No release dates have been announced yet for these productions.
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