New Star Wars Trilogy In The Works With Rian Johnson
Variety is reporting that Rian Johnson the director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi has closed a deal with Disney to develop a brand new “Star Wars” trilogy. The new series will air on Disney’s entertainment streaming service that is expected to launch by the end of 2019.
Kathleen Kennedy, the president of Lucasfilm had this to say,
“We all loved working with Rian on ‘The Last Jedi. He’s a creative force, and watching him craft ‘The Last Jedi’ from start to finish was one of the great joys of my career. Rian will do amazing things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy.”
in a joint statement, Rian Johnson and Bergman commented on their involvement with the Star Wars Universe.
“We had the time of our lives collaborating with Lucasfilm and Disney on ‘The Last Jedi’. Star Wars is the greatest modern mythology and we feel very lucky to have contributed to it. We can’t wait to continue with this new series of films.
Release dates for the new films have not been announced yet.