A part from the ten new Star Wars series that Lucasfilm has announced for the next few years, among which are the ‘spin-offs’ of the Mandalorian Ahsoka and Rangers of the New Republic, Disney has revealed another great news during its Investor Day That the next Star Wars movie, titled Rogue Squadron, will be released in December 2023 with Patty Jenkins behind the scenes. The filmmaker, who premieres Wonder Woman 1984 on December 18, thus becomes the first woman to direct a feature film in the franchise. Read on to find out all the details.
On the occasion of the announcement, Jenkins herself has shared a video on Twitter – which currently exceeds two million views – in which she briefly talks about her inspiration for the project: her own father, who died in service, and the desire to turn that personal tragedy into the best possible movie starring fighter pilots. And there comes Star Wars: Rogue Squadron.
KATHLEEN KENNEDY’S WISH FULFILLED
After JJ Abrams, Rian Johnson, Gareth Edwards, and Ron Howard, directors of the latest Star Wars big screen titles, Jenkins goes down in history and in passing fulfills the wish of Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, which he wanted for a long time. see a woman as the property manager. It is worth mentioning that the person in charge of Monster (2003), Wonder Woman (2017), and the imminent Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) joins Bryce Dallas Howard and Deborah Chow -from the real-action fiction of Disney + The Mandalorian – already Leslye Headland (Russian Doll), who will do the same with the series The Acolyte, set during the last years of The High Republic, 200 years before the prequels.
— Patty Jenkins (@PattyJenks) December 10, 2020
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