Taika Waititi’s ‘Star Wars’ movie to be released in 2023

Taika Waititi’s ‘Star Wars’ movie to be released in 2023

Star Wars Celebration 2022 It started with a bomb of ads related to the Disney Plus series. The third season of The Mandalorian and the debut of Ahsoka are set for 2023, while Jude Law and Jon Watts are working on an original series called Star Wars: Skeleton Crew. One of the great absentees was the film by Taika Waititi, of which there are no details or release date.

Fearing that the project has gone to the freezer along with Rogue Squadron, by Patty Jenkins, Lucasfilm came out to calm everyone down. Kathleen Kennedy, director of the study, revealed in an interview with TotalFilm that Taika Waititi’s Star Wars movie is still on and could hit theaters in late 2023.

Kennedy confirmed that the director’s tape Thor: Love and Thunder It will be the next Star Wars movie to hit the big screen. The release date is planned for the end of 2023, although the head of Lucasfilm said it is not set in stone. The project was announced during the May the 4th of 2020, where we learned that Taika Waititi will direct the film and write the screenplay with Krysty Wilson-Cairns..

Although the movie was teased again during Investor Day 2020, it wasn’t until August 2021 that we learned Taika Waititi would turn his attention to Star Wars. After finishing the filming of Thor: Love and Thunderthe director entrusted wired that he already had a story and would try to capture his personality in it.

The movie of starwars by Taika Waititi will be true to his style

IG-11, the killer drone brought to life by Taika Waititi in The Mandalorian.

Taika Waititi’s Star Wars movie will be true to style to which the director has accustomed us. “I tend to go down that little alley of sincerity in my movies. I like to trick the viewer into thinking, ‘Ha, this is it,’ and then say, ‘Damn, you made me feel something!'” he said in an interview.

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Waititi has a close relationship with Star Wars and for some time he declared his interest in making a film of the franchise. The filmmaker brought to life IG-11, the drone sent to assassinate Baby Yoda in the first season of The Mandalorian. After being reprogrammed by Kuiil, IG-11 reverses his priorities and becomes Grogu’s stalwart protector. “He’s very innocent and direct. He doesn’t know sarcasm and he doesn’t know how to lie. He’s like a kid with a gun,” Taika Waititi said of his character.

The return of Star Wars to the big screen will happen after a forced rest. After the disappointment of Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalkerand the box office fiasco of Han Solo: A Star Wars StoryDisney and Lucasfilm set their sights on original series for Disney Plus.

“As we leave the saga [Skywalker], we have all this great and exciting work on television that informs a lot about where we’re going. We want to be very intentional about it,” said Kathleen Kennedy.

Creating a new saga takes time, mentions the director of Lucasfilm, who assures that there is no hesitation in exploring beyond the history of the Skywalkers.