Rian Johnson Jokes About How His New Star Wars Films End

Fans have an extended wait forward of them earlier than they see the primary of Rian Johnson‘s new Star Wars movies, although the filmmaker lately joked that his trilogy will finish utilizing an iconic modifying approach from the franchise. It’s been lower than two years since Lucasfilm introduced that Johnson would develop a trilogy of movies that are not linked to the Skywalker Saga, with neither the studio nor the filmmaker giving followers a good suggestion of after we can anticipate them. Now that his most up-to-date movie, Knives Out, has premiered and with its official launch on the horizon, hopefully followers can be taught extra concrete particulars concerning the productions within the close to future.

“I’ll tell you exactly how they end! An iris shot to a blue credit,” Johnson joked with Uproxx concerning the conclusion of his trilogy.

While the narrative beats of every entry within the Skywalker Saga differ from each other, all of them make use of comparable cinematic units, together with signature wipes that transition from one scene to the subsequent. Much like every movie opened with the title card “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….” that leads into its well-known opening crawl, the movies additionally conclude with an iris wipe coinciding with John Williams’ iconic rating.

The departures from that opening and shutting construction have been Rogue One: A Story and Solo: A Star Wars Story, so with Johnson’s new movies serving as a departure from the Skywalker Saga, we are able to assume it’ll additionally stand out from the remainder of the franchise with its filmmaking strategies.

In addition to what Johnson completed with Star Wars: The Last Jedi, what makes the upcoming initiatives so thrilling for followers is how he will embrace the spirit of the franchise with out using acquainted characters or settings. While each Rogue One and Solo deviated from the narrative that launched in 1977, it explored ancillary characters and occasions from the franchise to assist broaden the world of the episodic movies.


“I think that the fun and challenging part of it is to dive in, figure out what’s exciting and then figure out what it’s going to be,” Johnson shared with Observer of his method to the brand new movies. “We’re doing one thing that steps past the legacy characters. What does that appear to be? To me, the blue sky aspect of it’s what was most placing about it. I understand how that I’m coming at it and what’s enjoyable about it for everybody in George Lucas’ movies is determining, ‘What’s the subsequent step?’ It actually makes you suppose and determine what the essence of Star Wars is for me and what that can appear to be shifting ahead.”

Stay tuned for particulars on the way forward for the Star Wars saga.

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