The Star Wars franchise noticed extra upheaval this week with the announcement that Game of Thrones showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff will not be producing or writing their deliberate sequence of motion pictures within the galaxy far, far-off. And simply when it appeared like Lucasfilm was planning too many Star Wars motion pictures and over saturating the market, now it seems as if the long run of the franchise is in limbo. Disney just lately introduced that Marvel Studios mastermind Kevin Feige could be collaborating with Lucasfilm and Kathleen Kennedy for a future Star Wars film, however these new developments is not going to be rushing up these plans.
According to the report from the Hollywood Reporter, Feige’s Star Wars plans is not going to be accelerated regardless of the information of Benioff and Weiss’s withdrawal from the franchise.
The large downside comes from Disney already relationship the subsequent three Star Wars motion pictures on their calendar. In May earlier this 12 months, they introduced that Star Wars motion pictures could be launched within the month of December in 2022, 2024, and 2026.
Those movies have been broadly assumed to be a component of Weiss and Benioff’s deliberate sequence, although now that plan is seemingly up within the air.
The report from THR indicated that Feige’s elevated duties with Marvel may stop him from quick monitoring a Star Wars film, as he is now overseeing artistic management of each department of the House of Ideas.
The solely different Star Wars undertaking in improvement is Rian Johnson‘s proposed Star Wars trilogy, and whereas he continues to be engaged on these plans he has additionally made it clear that Lucasfilm is controlling the future of that undertaking.
At an occasion for BFI in the beginning of October, Johnson stated, “Well we’ll see. I’m still talking to Lucasfilm, they’re figuring out what they’re doing and we’ll see what happens. But I’d be thrilled if it happens, and I’m working on my own stuff too.”
When followers doubted that his Star Wars trilogy was nonetheless within the works,
“Did I say ‘if’? Oh god,” Johnson stated with fun. “I have no update at all. But I’m still working with Lucasfilm on it, and they’re figuring out when they do what and everything.”
It stays to be seen what Disney and Lucasfilm will do to repair make up for misplaced time spent growing the Benioff and Weiss undertaking, which was stated to deal with the origin of the Jedi. But they nonetheless have over three years earlier than that launch date, so maybe one thing will come collectively.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is the subsequent movie on the docket, set to premiere on December 20th.