Keep in mind Star Wars films? There’s loads of Star Wars exhibits, together with a brand new one which catches up with center aged Obi-Wan Kenobi. However the final time there was an enormous display missive from the universe George Lucas created some 45 years in the past was in 2019, and that didn’t go over so properly. However now there’s new hope that the subsequent one will arrive before anticipated.
This weekend marks the annual Star Wars Celebration conference in Anaheim, and so they rolled out the purple carpet. There was the revelation that Jude Regulation could be showing in a Star Wars present about youngsters, to be helmed by Spider-Man director Jon Watts. Harrison Ford even confirmed up (to speak in regards to the subsequent Indiana Jones). There was additionally Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm honcho, who doubled down on her pledge to maneuver away from the Skywalker Saga (i.e., the unique trilogy, the prequel trilogy, after which the trilogy following the unique trilogy). As a substitute, they wish to create a “complete new saga,” Kennedy stated.
Kennedy additionally mentioned the subsequent Star Wars movie on the chopping block: the mysterious one from Taikia Waititi. The movie and TV-maker is fairly busy, and it was assumed he’d get round to his SW movie every time he lastly had time. However Kennedy claimed they have been aiming to get his movie prepared for launch “not [in] 2023, however late 2023” — a reasonably complicated pile of phrases, however it does point out they wish to persist with the vacation launch sample they’ve been doing since The Power Awakens.
What precisely is Waititi’s Star Wars movie? There are not any particulars. However Waititi has been teasing what’s in retailer, telling Wired that the movie up to now feels “fairly me,” which can point out that it’s going to have some mixture of goofiness and darkness, from somebody who can play Korg within the third Thor, which he additionally directed, and make a Holocaust film like Jojo Rabbit, which itself has some laughs.
Within the meantime, late 2023 isn’t that distant, and massive area films take some time to complete. So that they higher get cracking.