Gareth Edwards, whose Godzilla only enjoyed a beast box bureau debut, has been tapped to approach a Star Wars film for Disney and Lucasfilm.
The untitled pic will be a stand-alone in a Star Wars star and has been antiquated for a Dec. 16, 2016, 3-D release. According to The Hollywood Reporter, that initial reported a news, Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli) has been tasked with essay a script, though no sum are accessible on what accurately this film will be about.
In February, Disney CEO Bob Iger teased that there would be during slightest a few spinoff cinema in further to a trilogy set in a post-Return of a Jedi world. EW’s Anthony Breznican learned that one would be focused on a immature Han Solo and another on a galaxy’s annuity hunters, centered on authorization favorite Boba Fett.
While J.J. Abrams and association are tough during work on a initial installment of a new trilogy, we have a new film to start speculating about. Edwards, who done his large shade entrance with 2010′s Monsters, pronounced in a matter announcing a news: “Ever given we saw Star Wars we knew accurately what we wanted to do for a rest of my life — join a Rebel Alliance! we could not be some-more vehement and respected to go on this goal with Lucasfilm.”
Screenwriter Whitta added: “From a impulse we initial saw a strange film as a wide-eyed kid, Star Wars has been a singular many surpassing impulse to my imagination and to my career as a writer. It is deeply special to me, so to be given a event to minister to the ongoing legacy, generally in partnership with a film-maker as gifted as Gareth, is literally a dream come true. I’m still pinching myself.”