It was just announced that Disney and Lucasfilm will be delighting fans across the galaxy with a new Star Wars trilogy. While details about the new movies were a bit spotty, we do know that The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson will writing and directing the first installment along with Ram Bergman.
“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.”
No other details about the new trilogy were announced, but stay tuned and I will be sure to post when more details are made available!