After early speculation on it, Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that a Knights of the Old Republic film is officially in the works with writer, Laeta Kalogridis (Alita: Battle Angel), writing the screenplay. Early reports indicate that she is very close to finishing the first draft of the script.
Set thousands of years before the Skywalker Saga, KOTOR was released as a video game in 2003 by LucasArts before expanding to numerous other novels, and spin-off stories. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available on Knights of the Old Republic.
The presentation on Star Wars: Episode IX finished up moments ago, giving us the official title for the definitive end to the Skywalker Saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. On top of that, we also received the first teaser trailer for the film, showing the young cast, and a returning Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will hit theaters worldwide on December 20th, officially wrapping up one of the largest, most influential sagas of films in cinema history.
The Disney Channel and LucasFilm have posted a first look trailer at the upcoming animated series, Star Wars: Resistance. The series takes place prior to the events of The Force Awakens and expands the Star Wars universe, taking flight with a one-hour premiere on Sunday, October 7th.
The incredible voice cast includes Christopher Sean (Days of Our Lives) as Kazudo Xiono, Suzie McGrath (East Enders) as Tam Ryvora, Scott Lawrence (Legion) as Jarek Yeager, Myrna Velasco (Elena of Avalor) as Torra Doza; Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Neeku Vozo; Donald Faison (Scrubs) as Hype Fazon, respectively; Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) as Poe Dameron; and Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) as Captain Phasma. The series was created by renowned Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels).
The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Lucasfilm has taken the first steps to finalize a deal with director Stephen Daldry (The Reader, The Hours, Billy Elliot) to helm an upcoming Star Wars spin-off movie centered on the fan-favorite Obi-Wan Kenobi. As the project is still in its early stages, there is no script as of yet, but if he signs, Daldry will be developing the script alongside Lucasfilm.
There’s also no news on whether longtime Obi-Wan actor, Ewan McGregor, who has expressed numerous times his interest in returning, will be back for the role.