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Late final night time, Above the Line reported that screenwriters Damon Lindelof (Watchmen, The Leftovers) and Justin Britt-Gibson are not hooked up to the Star Wars universe. They had been initially tied to an untitled Star Wars undertaking alongside Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Obaid-Chinoy is an Emmy and Oscar profitable documentarian who just lately gained extra fiction credit when she directed two episodes of Ms. Marvel.
This information comes nearly instantly after Lindelof’s musings at SXSW the place he stated to Slashfilm, “the diploma of issue is extraordinarily, extraordinarily, extraordinarily excessive” in relation to creating a movie for Star Wars. Lindelof went on to say that “If it might’t be nice, it shouldn’t exist… I feel it’s doable that generally once you maintain one thing in such excessive reverence and esteem, you begin to get within the kitchen and also you simply go, ‘Perhaps I shouldn’t be cooking. Perhaps I ought to simply be consuming.’ We’ll simply depart it at that time.”
Deadline had beforehand reported that Lindelof was one of many causes that Lucasfilm introduced a director onto the undertaking early. Sources say that each events needed the director’s imaginative and prescient to be mirrored within the script from early improvement. Above the Line studies that Lindelof and Britt-Gibson completed a draft of the script and existed the image just a few days later. Manufacturing shouldn’t be meant to start out till early 2024, and the discharge date is slated for Dec 19, 2025.
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