Rumors from Scoop Jeff Sneider on Tuesday advised that Lucasfilm and studio president Kathleen Kennedy are engaged on a extra concrete roadmap for the way forward for the “Star Wars” franchise.
Lucasfilm finds its “Star Wars” franchise in the identical place that Paramount remains to be with its “Star Trek” franchise. On TV, it is booming, with a lot of collection presently on the air, with the newest ones (Unusual New Worlds, Andor) garnering probably the most reward to date.
In the case of films, each franchises are on impartial floor, seemingly uncertain the place to show subsequent. Regardless of some bold discuss, and even some names, about initiatives in growth, some have been canceled or shelved, and nonetheless nothing is about in stone.
Chopping to this week, studies recommend that the film drought could also be over, as Snyder claimed on The Sizzling Mic that Lucasfilm has mapped out the way forward for Star Wars for the subsequent 5 years:
“I believe there’s a number of thrilling issues brewing on the feature-length aspect of Lucasfilm…however particularly on the Star Wars aspect, I believe transferring to TV for some time and actually constructing out Disney+ and saying one thing totally different However I believe… followers clearly need to be affected person, as a result of we cannot see these items till 2025. However, so far as I do know, Catherine has plans for the subsequent 5 years. They’ve their 26 and 2027 slate. We simply do not know what they’re but. “
A report from Puck Information just a few weeks in the past famous that there was a “tradition of worry and indecision” amongst Lucasfilm’s prime brass, however the studio was decided to “get it proper” with the subsequent movie on why it was taking so lengthy.
After all, there appears to be extra motion on this entrance up to now few months than up to now few years, with Damon Lindelof’s film mentioned to be Lucasfilm’s “prime precedence.”
A change in Disney’s prime administration, with Bob Iger reassuming a management function and succeeding Bob Chapek, was seen as a boon for the way forward for the “Star Wars” franchise.
We could get our first trace of a solution subsequent week, although, when Lucasfilm will host a panel on Indiana Jones 5 and The Mandalorian on the CCXP occasion in Brazil, the place individuals will settle for interview and possibly present an replace or no less than some clarification.