Untitled Star Wars Trilogy (Rian Johnson)

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Rian Johnson, Writer-Director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, to create All-New Star Wars Trilogy
For director Rian Johnson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was just the beginning of his journey in a galaxy far, far away.

Lucasfilm is excited to announce that Johnson will create a brand-new Star Wars trilogy, the first of which he is also set to write and direct, with longtime collaborator Ram Bergman onboard to produce.

As writer-director of The Last Jedi, Johnson conceived and realized a powerful film of which Lucasfilm and Disney are immensely proud. In shepherding this new trilogy, which is separate from the episodic Skywalker saga, Johnson will introduce new characters from a corner of the galaxy that Star Wars lore has never before explored.

“We all loved working with Rian on The Last Jedi,” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. “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. Rian will do amazing things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy.”

“We had the time of our lives collaborating with Lucasfilm and Disney on The Last Jedi,” Johnson and Bergman said in a joint statement. “Star Wars is the greatest modern mythology and we feel very lucky to have contributed to it. We can’t wait to continue with this new series of films.”

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:shock: Nice.£

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Damn. The Last Jedi better be great then.

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They could have waited with this news until The Last Jedi is out and we see the film adn whether Johnson is worth it... but a new trilogy is exciting nonetheless, especially if it's not connected to the main saga and it's something completely new and fresh.

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This has done more to hype me up for TLJ more than any of the footage honestly.

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About goddamn time, Kathy.

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