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was revealed at the Star Wars celebration last week. Both movies and tv series were announced. Will these projects reach the audience they need to? Some are concerned about why this is happening and where the series will go next. One issue could be that future Star War projects won’t have the iconic star at the helm. How many casual moviegoers are familiar with the names of Kathleen Kennedy, a producer, and Dave Filoni, a
Star Wars actor since The Clone Wars, compared to George Lucas? According to an unnamed producer who spoke with The Hollywood Reporter: “They don’t even have a George…Kathy doesn’t count.” Filoni is kinda the closest at this stage.”Despite this, Star Wars is going hyperdrive for its future, with a new trilogy centered around Daisy Ridley’s Rey, a number of spin-offs and more on the docket. The movies do not have official release dates yet, but rough timelines are available. For example, James Mangold’s film, starring Timothee Chalamet, is set to shoot in the summer, so his film can’t start until at least next year. Filoni’s “depends on the machinery of the interlocking TV series and will factor in timelines for a fourth season of Mandalorian and a possible second season of Ah For example, James Mangold has a Timothee Chalamet-starring Bob Dylan biopic set for a summer shoot and so his film can’t start until at least next year, while Filoni’s
“depends on the machinery of the interlocking TV series and will factor in timelines of a fourth season of Mandalorian and a possible second season of Ahsoka.”Some believe that without the upcoming Rey trilogy, the future of Star Wars hangs in the balance, with another unnamed producer saying,
“If they don’t make at least that Rey movie…Lucasfilm will burn whatever goodwill it has left with this fan base.” That might seem like a bold statement, but since fans appear to be turning on The Mandalorian this season (or are at least giving more unfavorable reviews), there may be some truth within.What do you think the future of Star Wars will hold? Lucasfilm is looking to a bright future, or will it be on the dark side of things? Give us your predictions in the comments section below.