A rumor popped up these days that claimed Rian Johnson would now not paintings at the prior to now introduced new Famous person Wars trilogy. Alternatively, that is a number of baloney.
Johnson himself clarified on Twitter that he is nonetheless operating at the new trilogy of Famous person Wars films that can apply Episode nine later this yr. “No, it is not true,” he mentioned of the rumors.
The hearsay appeared to stem from the web site SuperBroMovies. Responding to the foundation of the hearsay, Johnson mentioned he is taking pictures down the rumor “with all due recognize to the film bros, who I am certain are pretty sort bros with excellent fraternal intentions.”
No it isn’t true, I’m nonetheless operating at the trilogy. With all due recognize to the film bros, who I’m certain are pretty sort bros with excellent fraternal intentions.
— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) February 14, 2019
Discussing the brand new trilogy final yr, Johnson mentioned the movies will function “new characters, new puts.” He mentioned Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy replied definitely to his concepts. Whilst Johnson will oversee the tale for the 3 movies, he won’t direct they all.
Johnson directed 2017’s The Final Jedi, which was once the second one of 3 movies within the new trilogy that started with 2015’s The Power Awakens and wraps up with this December’s Episode IX. The Final Jedi made greater than $1.33 billion on the international field administrative center.
Along with the brand new trilogy of Famous person Wars movies, Johnson is writing and directing the mysterious film Knives Out that includes Daniel Craig, Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, and Toni Collette.