Finally: “Thor 4” director fulfills a fan wish with his “Star Wars” film

Taika Waititi has many exciting projects on the list. One of these projects is a “Star Wars” film, about which the filmmaker has now revealed the first information.

Taika Waititi is known for films such as 5 Rooms, Kitchen Coffin, Jojo Rabbit and Thor: Day of Decisions. About two years ago it was also confirmed that Waititi had a “Star Wars” movie will stage. So far, concrete information about the project has been a long time coming, but now the New Zealand filmmaker said a few words about the previously untitled film.

Because how IndieWire reported, the “Star Wars” film by Taika Waititi distance from previous actions and characters and instead focus on shedding light on new facets of the galaxy far, far away. Accordingly, we will be able to look forward to new characters and new worlds, as the Oscar-winning director revealed:

“Look, I believe the ‘Star Wars’ universe should expand, it needs to expand. I don’t think I’m doing the ‘Star Wars’ universe any good by making a movie where everyone’s like, ‘Oh great, that’s the blueprint for the Millennium Falcon, that’s Chewbacca’s grandmother.’ It all stands on its own, which is great, but I’d like to try something new and create new characters and expand the world, otherwise it feels like a very thin story.”

Taika Waititi has also appeared in the previously known “Star Wars” universe, as he lent his voice to the droid IG-11 in three episodes for the series “The Mandalorian”. According to the current status in the December 2023 find out when the film is due to be released in cinemas. In addition, on the “Star Wars Celebration” announced new projects. We provide you with all information about the event in our video:

Other planned “Star Wars” productions

The Star Wars universe is currently expanding at a rapid pace. The current series “Obi-Wan Kenobi” focuses on a phase of the “Star Wars” timeline that has so far been less illuminated. From the August 31, 2022 You can also expect “Andor”, a two-season series that puts Cassian Andor, known from “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”, at the center of a dark-looking espionage adventure. With “Ahsoka”, a character known from the animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” is also treated to a live-action series. Previously, the titular heroine (Rosario Dawson) appeared in the second season of The Mandalorian.

A film by Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins is also in the works, Rogue Squadron. The film was also originally scheduled to be released in December 2023, but according to Kathleen Kennedy, the project has been paused for the time being (via Comicbook.com). Until Taika Waititi’s film comes out, however, you can while away the wait with all the Star Wars movies and series on Disney+. You can get a subscription here if you don’t already have one.

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