Lucasfilm just announced some exciting news for “Star Wars” fans! Rian Johnson who is the current writer-director of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will also be creating a brand-new “Star Wars” trilogy. The trilogy will be produced by Johnson’s longtime collaborator Ram Bergman.
As writer-director of “The Last Jedi”, Johnson conceived and realized a powerful film of which Lucasfilm and Disney are immensely proud. In shepherding this new trilogy, which is separate from the episodic Skywalker saga, Johnson will introduce new characters from a corner of the galaxy that Star Wars lore has never before explored.
“We all loved working with Rian on The Last Jedi,” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. “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.”
“We had the time of our lives collaborating with Lucasfilm and Disney on The Last Jedi,” Johnson and Bergman said in a joint statement. “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.”
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” arrives in theaters December 15, 2017.
No release dates have been announced for the new trilogy.
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