Hot off the heels of the Solo: A Star Wars Story teaser trailer reveal, Lucasfilm has announced that Game of Thrones Creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are going to be producing and writing a new series of Star Wars films.
The films produce and written by Benioff and Weiss will be separate from the Skywalker saga and the trilogy that is being developed by Rian Johnson.
Here is what Kathleen Kennedy has to say regarding Benioff and Weiss.
“David and Dan are some of the best storytellers working today. Their command of complex character, depth of story and richness of mythology will break new ground and boldly push Star Wars in ways I find incredibly exciting.”
From what it seems like, Benioff and Weiss will be starting on their Star Wars project after the final season of Game of Thrones is completed. In a joint statement, Benioff and Weiss state:
“In the summer of 1977 we traveled to a galaxy far, far away, and we’ve been dreaming of it ever since. 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.”
Currently, no release dates have been set for the new films.
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