It’s Star Wars Day and Disney has announced that Taika Waititi, who recently won Best Adapted Screenplay for Jojo Rabbit, directed Thor Ragnarok and directed the widely-acclaimed first season finale episode of The Mandalorian on Disney+, will direct and co-write a new Star Wars feature film for theatrical release.
The new movie will be see Academy Award nominee Krysty Wilson-Cairns (1917, Last Night in Soho), write the screenplay for the movie.
Disney have also confirmed that Leslye Headland (Russian Doll, Bachelorette) is currently developing a new untitled Star Wars series for Disney+. She will write, executive produce, and serve as showrunner for the series.
Disney haven’t confirmed when the Taika Waititi’s film or Leslye Headland’s Disney+ Star Wars series will be release.
Are you excited for a new Star Wars film by Taiki Waititi?
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