Subsequent Star Wars Film Receives Promising Filming Replace

Subsequent Star Wars Film Receives Promising Filming Replace

After a long time of gaps between trilogies and productions, Star Wars is within the midst of the franchise’s largest years up to now. In 2022 alone, Lucasfilm launched The E-book of Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi, with Andor slated for an August debut; however what followers will not be getting this 12 months is a Star Wars film on the massive display screen. 

Within the historical past of the Star Wars franchise, maybe no 12 months has been fairly as pivotal as 2019. 

In November of that 12 months, The Mandalorian debuted with Disney+, uniting a bitterly divided fan base and rapidly changing into a popular culture phenomenon. Just some weeks later, The Rise of Skywalker upset those self same followers with its lackluster conclusion to the generational Skywalker saga. 

Whereas Lucasfilm has introduced numerous Star Wars movies within the months that adopted, cameras have but to roll on any of these big-screen initiatives. In the meantime, the studio has seemingly leaned into Disney+ for its technique of presenting new content material. 

However regardless of what audiences have seen and heard, issues on the theatrical entrance could also be in for a optimistic growth. 

Taika Waititi’s Star Wars Film To Movie In 2023

Subsequent Star Wars Film Receives Promising Filming Replace
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Regardless of Taika Waititi’s declare that he is nonetheless working to “determine what the story is,” the Thor 4 director’s anticipated Star Wars movie could start filming sooner than anticipated.

After directing the Season 1 finale of The Mandalorian and offering the voice for the bounty hunter-turned-babysitter droid, IG-11, Lucasfilm introduced in 2020 that Waititi had signed on to helm a live-action Star Wars movie. 

Nonetheless, within the months and years that adopted, each Waititi and Lucasfilm had been silent concerning the movie’s progress whereas director Patty Jenkins’ Rogue Squadron Star Wars movie was delayed. 

Main as much as the discharge of Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder, it appeared that the director’s Star Wars undertaking was nonetheless a while away as, in accordance to Waititi, he was “nonetheless developing with concepts.”

However prepared or not, it appears like manufacturing is able to leap to lightspeed in order that this long-awaited movie can arrive in our galaxy before later. 

In response to The Hollywood Reporter, sources now counsel that Waititi’s story from the galaxy far, distant is trying to roll cameras in early 2023, that means it would (with a heavy emphasis on may) squeak into that late 2023 launch window beforehand introduced by Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy.

The movie’s official launch date has but to be introduced. 

Ought to Star Wars Followers Have a Dangerous Feeling About This?

Similar to Rey, Star Wars followers know all about ready – and simply because Lucasfilm pronounces a movie, that does not imply it’ll occur. 

Because of this information of Taika Waititi’s Star Wars movie eying an early 2023 begin to filming comes as a shock. 

Now, whereas Star Wars’ return to the massive display screen is nice information for followers, there’s some trigger for concern, for the reason that final followers heard from Waititi, his movie nonetheless did not have a narrative.

If Lucasfilm desires to vary the narrative surrounding its final batch of theatrical movies, story ought to come first; there must be a purpose why this new journey ought to be instructed. And, no, that purpose should not be as a result of a preferred director like Taika Waititi’s title is on it.

Now, to Waititi’s credit score, he appears to concentrate on this. In previous interviews he is emphasised the necessity for the film to really feel like a Star Wars movie.

Hopefully, this new report of him beginning filming in early 2023 is as a result of he is discovered that story and Star Wars tone. Nonetheless, if he hasn’t, and because of his already packed schedule, it could be to the good thing about the franchise and the fan base if Lucasfilm alters its theatrical slate another time. 

Whether or not audiences might be packing theaters late subsequent 12 months (or 2024) for Waititi’s Star Wars movie stays to be seen. However within the meantime, Star Wars followers can get an concept of the director’s distinctive voice and emotional, whereas additionally comical, storytelling this 12 months in Thor: Love and Thunder, in theaters now.