Video game of Thrones developers establishing brand-new Star Wars movies

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Winter is pertaining to a galaxy, far far …

Lucasfilm has actually simply revealed that David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, who brought the impressive world of George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones to tv, will compose and produce a brand-new series of Star Wars movies.

These brand-new films will not be connected to either the continuous Skywalker legend of the “Episodes” films, nor will they be linked to the trilogy being established by The Last Jedi filmmaker Rian Johnson.

“David and Dan are some of the best storytellers working today,” stated Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. “Their command of intricate characters, depth of story and richness of folklore will break brand-new ground and boldly push Star Wars in methods I discover exceptionally interesting.”

“In the summer of 1977 we traveled to a galaxy far, far away, and we’ve been dreaming of it ever since,” Benioff and Weiss stated in a joint declaration. “We are honored by the chance, a little frightened by the obligation, and so fired up to obtain begun as quickly as the last season of Game of Thrones is total.”

Benioff’s other movie credits consist of the movie script for Spike Lee’s 25 th Hour, which was based upon Benioff’s own book, and scripts for Troy, The Kite Runner, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine Weiss’s credits are nearly solely GoT, however he likewise teamed up with Benioff on a number of adjustments that weren’t made and composed his own book, 2003’s Lucky Wander Boy

Lately, the 2 have actually been collaborating on an alternate history series about an America where the South won the Civil War, however Confederate has actually come under heavy criticism from those worried about how it may illustrate contemporary slavery. HBO did not react to an ask for how this brand-new undertaking might affect their deal with that prepared series.

No release dates have actually been set for the brand-new Star Wars movies. The last season of Game of Thrones is set to air in 2019, so Benioff and Weiss will be cleared to move from one George’s world to another.

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