You can add one other identify to your record of filmmakers trying to develop the following Star Wars film: Damon Lindelof. Deadline reports that Lindelof, who rose to prominence because the co-creator of Lost and extra just lately gained a number of Emmys for his work on HBO’s TV adaptation of Watchmen, is developing and co-writing the film, though it’s unclear who his writing accomplice may be. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who labored on a number of episodes of Ms. Marvel, is reportedly in talks to direct.
At one level, Disney wished to launch a new Star Wars film yearly
This is all a far cry from Disney’s authentic plans for the Star Wars franchise. At one level in 2015 the studio had plans to launch a new Star Wars film every year, interspersing its new trilogy of movies with standalone releases. But, extra just lately, the studio’s focus has shifted in the direction of the smaller display with Disney Plus exhibits together with Andor and The Mandalorian.
At this level it’s unclear when Lindelof’s Star Wars film may be set within the franchise’s timeline, who may star, or when the film would possibly be launched. But, for what it’s value, Deadline studies that the mission “seems to have the most momentum out of all all the films currently in development at the studio.” With any luck, it may be the one to carry an finish to Star Wars’ cinematic purgatory.