Rian Johnson Gives Update on Progress of New Star Wars Films

After making a fairly profound affect on the Star Wars franchise with Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson is ready to return to a galaxy far far-off together with his personal trilogy of movies. While there isn’t any telling precisely when these movies are set to start debuting, Johnson just lately offered an replace (of types) on what to anticipate. In a current interview with Uproxx, Johnson was requested what the standing of his present trilogy is, and gave a bit of a imprecise reply.

“I’m where I can’t say anything about it. Still completely in process with it.” Johnson defined, earlier than including, “It’s just, I don’t know. ‘It’s a process’ means it’s a process. So that means it could change, it could shift. There are a bunch of moving parts with it.”

Johnson was then requested if he would have had the identical reply if he’d been requested about his newest movie, Knives Out, just a few years again.

“I probably would have given you some answer and then it would’ve been totally different from the movie that came out.” Johnson revealed. “You know, it’s something that you write and you work on.”

The Last Jedi skilled a fairly weird run on the field workplace, enduring on-line vitriol from a small group of haters, whereas concurrently incomes constructive evaluations and over a billion {dollars} on the field workplace. Johnson has since confirmed that he wasn’t phased by the backlash and that it will not have an effect on the way in which he approaches his new trilogy.

“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 shared in March of final 12 months. “I don’t suppose it’s potential should you’re actually telling a narrative you care about and having it come out of your coronary heart it’s simply not potential to be intellectually processing what everybody else desires. Nor would it not be a wholesome factor, I don’t suppose that’s a great way to inform a narrative.”

And whereas it appears like even Johnson himself won’t know the place his trilogy will finally head, he’s expressed pleasure in additional exploring the Star Wars universe.


“It’s enjoyable as a result of it is form of pondering, ‘Okay, outdoors of the Skywalker story and out of doors of the recognizable iconography, what is that this? What is Star Wars?’ Or what do we have to retain from that, to drag ahead for it to nonetheless be Star Wars — and what can we depart behind?” Johnson shared in an interview final April. “They’re all the large questions that have to be thought of. And even those that we do not know the solutions to are issues we have to work out if Star Wars goes to be important and alive transferring ahead and never simply be a waxworks. We’re going to have to determine the right way to inform important new tales.”

The Star Wars franchise will proceed with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on December 20th.

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