By Patrick Cavanaugh - May 14, 2019 11:38 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 The future of the Star Wars franchise has undergone a lot of changes in the past year, with the prevailing mandate from Lucasfilm being the focus on quality of quantity. Before Star Wars: The Last Jedi landed in theaters, the studio confirmed that their partnership with writer/director Rian Johnson was so positive that he would be developing his own trilogy of films. After that film landed in theaters, the studio confirmed that Game of Thrones co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss would also be developing a series of films. Given that three films have been given release dates and with Lucasfilm being coy about what details they release to the public, we can't help but wonder if, rather than develop six films at once, Johnson, Benioff, and Weiss will collaborate on one trilogy which will kick off in 2022. When Lucasfilm announced Johnson's new trilogy in November of 2017, they noted, "Johnson … [Read more...] about Star Wars: Will Rian Johnson and the Game of Thrones Co-Creators All Work Together to Make a New Trilogy?
Easter egg endgame
By Patrick Cavanaugh - May 1, 2019 05:04 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 The last Star Wars film to hit theaters, Solo: A Star Wars Story, was released a year ago while the next chapter, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, won't be unveiled for another eight months. The upcoming film is set to be the conclusion of the Skywalker Saga, leading fans to wonder what could be the next film to move forward into production. Various reports have swirled about why Lucasfilm has yet to announce any release dates for upcoming productions, with a new report noting that it isn't necessarily a move of deception, but that production can't begin on new projects until construction on a new studio is completed to make the movies. Over at Making Star Wars, the claim is made that future Star Wars films will leave the iconic Pinewood Studios behind, allowing Marvel Studios productions to fully utilize the space. Instead, a new studio is reportedly being built in the London suburb Dagenham. … [Read more...] about Star Wars Film Delays Have Been Reportedly Tied to the Construction of a New Studio