Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker It was the last film in the saga of the legendary Lucasfilm franchise, today in the hands of Disney. His future is uncertain, the continuity of Rey’s story is unknown, but they have announced that a new movie is on the way.
According to a report from dead linetheir sources not only confirm the film project, but also provide proper names in its production: Damon Lindeloff (Watchmen, Star Trek Into Darkness) is the showrunner and one of the writers.
Also, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoydirector of the Disney+ series Ms. Marvel, will direct this upcoming Star Wars moviewhich is still being written by Lindelof.
The report adds that it was important to Lucasfilm and Lindelof that a director be hired. so that the filmmaker’s own vision of where they see this story going is included in the script.
Obaid-Chinoy, 43, born in Pakistan and a Canadian national, is a highly sought-after director in Hollywood after directing several episodes of Ms. Marvel and working on Oscar-winning short films like Saving Face and A Girl in the River and The Price. of Forgiveness.
The also Emmy winner is set to head the direction of Brilliance, a Paramount adaptation currently in development and starring Will Smith.
What will the next Star Wars movie be about?
As for what the movie is really focused on, It will remain a mystery as this project remains one of the most closely guarded secrets in all of Hollywood..
As for when we’ll see this movie, while it still seems a long way off, it seems like Disney executives were very proactive in finding a director for this movie, which seems to have more momentum from Lucasfilm compared to the rest of the projects.
Episode IX (2019) was the last film to be released in theaters and the studio has focused on its television projects in recent years since then.