Sunday, 19 August, 2018

"Game of Thrones" Creators To Helm "Star Wars" Films

David Benioff and D.B Weiss "Game of Thrones" Creators To Helm "Star Wars" Films
Julia Gonzales | 09 February, 2018, 03:27

"David and Dan are some of the best storytellers working today", Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said about the announcement.

As per a report from Variety, the new series of Star Wars films would possibly follow a new storyline and will be separate from the current storyline that will wrap up in 2019 after the release of Star Wars: Episode IX.

REUTERS/LucasfilmDaisy Ridley is Rey in a scene from "Star Wars: The Last Jedi". That overshadowed another bit of Star Wars news, because there's just too much of it to keep up with these days: Disney is planning "a few" Star Wars TV shows for their standalone streaming service.

This is after Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that they are now planning "a few" shows set in a galaxy far, far away, to be aired in their new streaming service.

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Fans could be looking forward to more "Star Wars" series in the near future.

In a galaxy far, far away. "We are honored by the opportunity, a little terrified by the responsibility, and so excited to get started as soon as the final season of Game of Thrones is complete". There are so many incredibly talented female directors, directors of color out there and so many I would love to see play in this universe ...

"Still no sign of ever seeing any part of a galaxy long time ago and far, far away as conceived of by a woman or person of colour", tweeted film executive Franklin Leonard, who founded The Black List, a yearly publication featuring Hollywood's most popular unproduced screenplays.

On Tuesday the service's Twitter account posted a meme of Star Wars character Luke Skywalker - played by Mark Hamill - as part of their campaign, and tagged the veteran actor's profile. Disney bought Lucasfilm in 2012 for Rs 4.06 billion.

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