In response to The Hollywood Reporter, Colin Trevorrow has dropped out of directing Star Wars: Episode IX. Disney and Lucasfilm have confirmed the information, releasing a press release that claims the studios and Trevorrow have “mutually chosen to half methods.” It provides that Trevorrow has been a “great collaborator all through the event course of,” however he and Lucasfilm’s “visions for the venture differ.” The assertion ends by promising to share extra details about Episode IX “quickly.”
This information comes as growth on Episode IX has appeared comparatively tumultuous these days, particularly after the largely adverse evaluations for Trevorrow’s The E book Of Henry began to return in. Simply final month, Disney and Lucasfilm introduced in a brand new author to revise the draft of the script that Trevorrow had co-written together with his writing accomplice Derek Connolly. That’s on prime of Phil Lord and Chris Miller getting fired from the Han Solo film earlier this summer time, which was additionally as a result of their imaginative and prescient for the film didn’t line up with what Lucasfilm and Disney needed.