Along with releasing the primary entries within the Star Wars franchise, Lucasfilm has been engaged on making supplementary anthology motion pictures starring acquainted facet characters. Up to now, just one, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has formally launched. The following one, Solo: A Star Wars Story is due to release in 2018, however Lucasfilm has but to formally announce their subsequent anthology movie. Rumors abound that spin-offs for Yoda, Boba Fett, and Obi-Wan Kenobi are in-development, however the Obi-Wan challenge is likely to be first on the checklist, based on a brand new rumor claiming it is going to go into manufacturing in time to be the following movie after Star Wars: Episode IX.
Lucasfilm is planning to launch one Star Wars film a yr. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, clearly, comes out subsequent week, whereas Solo: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars: Episode IX is slated for 2018 and 2019 respectively. After that, it is a thriller, as Lucasfilm as but to formally reveal what initiatives they’re growing. Solely Rian Johnson’s new trilogy is understood, however that possible will not arrive till at the least a yr or two after Episode IX. That leaves an anthology movie as the perfect reply and based on an unnamed supply, that movie could be the long-rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi film for launch in 2020.
Omega Underground studies “manufacturing supply” has instructed them that an Obi-Wan Kenobi film will go into manufacturing on January 2019 which may level towards a 2020 launch. This isn’t an official affirmation from Lucasfilm and Disney, who’ve by no means formally mentioned that an Obi-Wan film is in improvement, although such issues have been rumored. Nevertheless, the productions dates do line up, and a Star Wars film is predicted to be arriving in 2020. Nonetheless, apply grains of salt.
An Obi-Wan film has long been rumored (and assumed) to be within the works. Ewan McGregor, who performed the youthful model of the character within the prequel trilogy, has expressed an interest in returning to the function previously. Over the summer season, it was reported that that Oscar-nominated director Stephen Daldry was in talks to direct the stand-alone function, however there’s been no official phrase on the challenge. Lucasfilm has been tight-lipped about their future plans for stand-alone Star Wars motion pictures, however many assume that Obi-Wan can be the following most sensible alternative after Han Solo.
With Star Wars: The Final Jedi simply over the horizon, we may very well be getting an announcement from Lucasfilm a couple of new film quickly. They did announce Rian Johnson’s trilogy nearly out of the blue in spite of everything. Stick with CinemaBlend and we’ll you’ll want to hold you up to date on any developments as quickly as they arrive. Within the meantime, get pumped for The Final Jedi by pre-ordering your tickets earlier than the film arrives in theaters on December 15.