Is Taika Waititi’s Star Wars movie next? He hopes so

Taika Waititi, the director of Thor: Ragnarok and Bunny Jojo, is a busy and busy man. We know for sure that one of the projects he has to tackle with his massive heap of things to do is a mysterious new Star Wars movie. But will this be the next film he makes? That remains to be determined, but Waititi seems to be hoping it will.

Recently the filmmaker finished production on Thor: Love and Thunder, which is expected to hit theaters in time for the summer film season next year. In an interview after the shoot, Taika Waititi He was asked if his mysterious film set in a galaxy far, far away would be his next. He made it clear that he didn’t know because he had a lot on his plate. Here’s what he had to say about it.

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“I don’t know if it’s gonna be Star wars. I hope that will be it, but there are plenty of other little things that I attached my sticky little fingers to, so we’ll see. “

In her opinion, Taika Waititi does indeed have her fingers in many different pots. What we do in the shadows, the FX series based on its acclaimed film of the same name, is entering its third season. He also produces and stars in the series Our flag means death. Additionally, he’s attached to a Flash Gordon animated film, as well as a TV adaptation of Time bandits. Not to mention his football movie Next goal wins, which is expected to arrive later this year. And his main role in free guy alongside Ryan Reynolds, which hits theaters in August. Let’s not forget his role in The suicide squad that is, which also happens in August. A busy man indeed.

As for his Star wars film, very little has been revealed so far. It was originally announced by Lucasfilm on May 4, aka Star Wars Day, last year. Krysty Wilson-Cairns (1917, last night in Soho) co-wrote the screenplay. Taika Waititi has revealed that they have started writing the film, but little or nothing has been revealed in terms of details. What we do know for sure is that Rogue Squadron, led by Patty Jenkins, will be next. Star wars film to pass in front of the cameras. It is currently scheduled for December 2023.

Disney and Lucasfilm have reserved two future dates for as yet unnamed entries in the franchise, December 19, 2025 and December 17, 2027. So at best, Taika Waititi’s entry into Star Wars would happen on that date 2025. It seems quite likely he would be able to squeeze into another project by then. Waititi has played in this sandbox before, having realized The Mandalorian season 1 finale, in addition to voicing the IG-11 droid. We’ll be sure to keep you posted as more details on the project become available. This news is reaching us via the Sydney Morning Herald.

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