'Star Wars' confirms Rian Johnson will create another all-new trilogy

Ruben Ruiz
November 11, 2017

The announcement shows exactly what Disney has planned for the series after the ninth film in the Skywalker saga (Episodes I through IX).

"The Last Jedi" will be in cinemas from December 15, and as per the website - no Porgs are available for comment on this fantastic news!

It turns out, Disney and Lucasfilm already have an ambitious new plan in place for the future of world's most beloved sci-fi franchise.

Whether an indication of how they felt about "The Last Jedi" or not, Disney and Lucasfilm confirmed that director Rian Johnson will create another all-new "Star Wars" trilogy.

Under the deal, Johnson will write and direct the new trilogy's first instalment and longtime business partner Ram Bergman will produce.

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"He's a creative force and watching him craft The Last Jedi from start to finish was one of the great joys of my career".

We're nearly two movies into the third trilogy of the Star Wars saga but Disney is already gearing up for the next three films - and we don't mean the stand-alone ones.

The force of "Star Wars" lifted Walt Disney Co shares as the promise of a new film trilogy overshadowed disappointing quarterly results and struggles at the media company's television business. The next chapter of the new trilogy, The Last Jedi, arrives this December, and J.J. Abrams is beginning pre-production on the conclusion for 2019.

"We all loved working with Rian on "The Last Jedi, '" Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement".

Are you excited for the new Star Wars universe? While there is always the chance that Disney will opt to start a brand new original story, there is actually a character already in their arsenal that would make for the ideal character for a television series... and her name is Doctor Aphra.

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