Rian Johnson Confirms His Star Wars Trilogy Still in the Works

Ever since Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiered in theaters two years in the past, the sometimes divisive fandom turned its consideration to both hating the film or praising it as the greatest entry so far. Basically, typical Star Wars reactions in the age of the Internet. The film remodeled $1 billion at the field workplace, and Lucasfilm was assured in filmmaker Rian Johnson‘s path that they gave him the alternative to make one other trilogy in the franchise, separate from the Skywalker Saga. But with Disney scaling again the output of Star Wars movies and Johnson preoccupied together with his personal film Knives Out, followers have been interested in the standing of that trilogy.

And in the wake of current feedback that indicated they is likely to be on the bubble, Johnson himself confirmed that he’s nonetheless talking with Lucasfilm and growing his Star Wars spinoffs.

Earlier this month, when Johnson was requested about the standing of the motion pictures whereas attending an occasion for BFI, the filmmaker seemingly forged doubt on their future when he mentioned, “”Well we’ll see. I’m nonetheless speaking to , they’re determining what they’re doing and we’ll see what occurs. But I’d be thrilled if it occurs, and I’m working by myself stuff too.”

This induced folks to invest that Johnson’s trilogy may very well be cancelled, however he not too long ago confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that he’s nonetheless engaged on the venture with Lucasfilm.

“Did I say ‘if’? Oh god,” Johnson said with a laugh. “I’ve no replace in any respect. But I’m nonetheless working with Lucasfilm on it, and so they’re determining once they do what and the whole lot.”

So, there you’ve gotten it. Fans of Star Wars: The Last Jedi can rejoice by engaged on new Reylo fan fiction, whereas those that did not like the film can proceed disfiguring the Rose Tico toys they’re satirically shopping for. The system works!

Despite the blended response to his movie, Johnson has praised the Star Wars fan group for his or her ardour, expressing that he understands the heightened reactions to the franchise.


“I really feel like each Star Wars factor that ever will get made has an enormous, loud response as a result of Star Wars followers are passionate and that’s what makes them superior,” Johnson defined in March of final yr. “I don’t think it’s possible if you’re really telling a story you care about and having it come from your heart it’s just not possible to be intellectually processing what everyone else wants. Nor would it be a healthy thing, I don’t think that’s a good way to tell a story.”

Fans will get to see how the Skywalker Saga lastly ends when Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premieres in theaters on December 20th.

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