Disney confirms Star Wars anthology movie for 2020

Disney confirms Star Wars anthology movie for 2020

Disney chief Bob Iger has confirmed that the third film in the stand-alone “anthology” of Star Wars – the series that begins in December 2016 with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – will be released in 2020. Speaking at a Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference yesterday (Sep 21), Iger confirmed that he has already hired a writer for the as-yet-untitled film – a project that appears to be in its infancy. Iger also admitted that he does…

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Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley says ‘I don’t think Rey is a Jedi’

Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley says ‘I don’t think Rey is a Jedi’

Daisy Ridley won the best breakthrough performance award at the MTV Movie Awards for her role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens – and then told reporters she doesn’t think lightsaber-wielding heroine Rey is a Jedi. The 24-year-old English actress also discussed whether Rogue One character Jyn Erso could be Rey’s mother. Speaking backstage at the MTV Movie Awards in California on Saturday night (April 9), Ridley said that the next film will be “darker” than Episode VII. Asked…

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Star Wars: Han Solo spin-off will tell Chewbacca’s back story

Star Wars: Han Solo spin-off will tell Chewbacca’s back story

The eagerly-anticipated Star Wars spin-off film won’t just focus on the origin story of Han Solo – it will also be about his furry best friend, Chewbacca. The next Star Wars franchise release will be anthology movie Rogue One, which is expected to hit cinemas this December. That will then be followed by another instalment of the main saga, Episode VIII, in 2017. Now Disney chairman/CEO Bob Iger has confirmed new details of the future spin-off….

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