Machine Star Wars ! is (re) started. And little or nothing seems able to stop it. At the risk of exhausting fans, including the most loyal, Disney decided to release a movie of the saga a year until 2020, alternating a component of the new trilogy initiated by The Force Wake , and spin-off that will tell parallel stories. And it starts with …
5 films in preparation
► One Rogue (A Star Wars Story) the 16 December 2016
Directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters, Godzilla), the first spin-off will take place between Episode III, Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV A New Hope . He tells of how a group of fighters from the Rebel Alliance tries to steal the plans for the Death Star, the weapon of mass destruction of the Empire. Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker Mads Mikkelsen or included in the cast of a film that could make a small square to the character of Darth Vader. There are some days, Christopher McQuarrie ( Mission: Impossible 5 ) was called in reinforcements to review the script while shooting began several months ago
► Star Wars Episode VIII , 15 December 2017
Directed but also writing Rian Johnson ( Looper ), it is the direct sequel to Episode VII The Force Clock , released on December 16 in France and has just become the third biggest success of film history behind Avatar and Titanic. Filming is expected to debut these days in Pinewood Studios in London, but the initial release, scheduled for in May 2017, was postponed to partially rewrite the script to focus on the characters Rey, Finn, Poe and Kylo Ren. Still, Mark Hamill, aka Luke Skywalker should occupy a prominent place. And that the presence of Benicio Del Toro in the role of a villain, is still relevant.
► Untitled Han Solo movie , 25 May 2018
Directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord ( The Lego Movie ), it will tell the youth of the incarnate personage by Harrison Ford in the first trilogy and The Awakening The force . Eight young actors are on the short list to embody. Among them, Miles Teller, jazz drummer Whiplash , Logan Lerman, aka Percy Jackson in the film series of the same name or Jack Reynor, the hero of Transformers 4 .
► Star Wars Episode IX , 24 May 2019
Directed by Colin Trevorrow ( Jurassic World ), it will be the third and final installment of the new trilogy initiated by The Force Clock . Again it is likely that Disney pushes output to December. If Rian Johnson gives the director’s chair, it nevertheless wrote the first draft of a screenplay which may, too, to be reviewed in the coming months.
► Untitled Bob Fett movie in 2020
Even without a director, this spin-off will tell the adventures of the masked bounty hunter, nemesis Han Solo in the first trilogy. Beware the film too …