We’re large followers of Jon Favreau, and we love Star Wars, so at this time’s information has bought us actually excited! Beforehand, Favreau directed Iron Man, Iron Man 2, and The Jungle E-book. He’s additionally directing the upcoming reimagining of The Lion King. In the present day, Lucasfilm introduced on StarWars.com that Favreau has signed on to government produce and write a live-action Star Wars sequence for Disney’s new direct-to-consumer platform. Favreau is simply as huge a Star Wars fan as we’re, and has even appeared within the animated sequence Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Right here’s what Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy needed to say concerning the announcement:
“I couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about Jon approaching board to provide and write for the brand new direct-to-consumer platform. Jon brings the proper combine of manufacturing and writing expertise, mixed with a fluency within the Star Wars universe. This sequence will enable Jon the possibility to work with a various group of writers and administrators and provides Lucasfilm the chance to construct a sturdy expertise base.”
Favreau additionally had one thing to say, and it’s clear that he’s simply as excited as us:
“For those who advised me at 11 years previous that I’d be getting to inform tales within the Star Wars universe, I wouldn’t have believed you. I can’t wait to embark upon this thrilling journey.”
There isn’t a date but for this untitled Star Wars live-action sequence directed by Favreau, however we’re positive to be refreshing our feeds to study extra!
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