Colin Trevorrow has been hooked up to direct Star Wars: Episode IX for some time now, and whereas the evaluations of Trevorrow’s The Guide Of Henry in all probability made loads of Star Wars followers anxious about how he’d deal with the tip of this new trilogy, LucasFilm itself didn’t appear to indicate any considerations. Now, although, it’s onerous not to think about The Guide Of Henry when The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the studio is bringing in a brand new author to revise the earlier draft of the script that Trevorrow and his writing accomplice Derek Connolly wrote. Once more, LucasFilm would in all probability by no means say that it was anxious about Trevorrow’s work, however this does appear to point that it’s not taking any possibilities.
The brand new author is Jack Thorne, the creator or co-creator of British TV exhibits like The Fades, The Forged-Offs, The Final Panthers, and Nationwide Treasure. He additionally labored on BBC’s adaptation of His Darkish Supplies and the anthology collection Phillip Ok. Dick’s Electrical Desires.
Manufacturing on Episode IX is meant to start in January, with the film hitting theaters in Might of 2019—not less than till it inevitably will get pushed to December of 2019.
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