Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that J.J. Abrams will now return to write and direct Episode IX after the departure of Colin Trevorrow.
The date for the next chapter in the Star Wars saga has been announced! Episode IX will hit theater May 24, 2019! As a bonus, Lucasfilm has also announced the release date for a new Indiana Jones film slated for July 10, 2020.
Here we go again…. Entertainment Weekly has posted an interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger stating that Episode VIII is now filming, after a slight delay, and production on Episode IX is in full swing. Check out what he has to stay about this and Rogue One at EW.com.
The Hollywood Reporter has posted that Star Wars alumn, Lawrence Kasdan had been tapped to write and produce at least one of the upcoming Star Wars sequels. He is joined by Simon Kinberg who is co-writing the upcoming X-Men sequel and served as producer for X-Men: First Class. Head to THR for the full story.