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New Star Wars trilogy

LOS ANGELES • Call it a new hope. Walt Disney Co is making another trilogy of Star Wars movies, its second since it bought Lucasfilm and the fourth since the space drama debuted in 1977. The new trilogy outside the ongoing Skywalker saga is to be overseen by Rian Johnson, the ...

Disney announces brand new 'Star Wars' trilogy from 'The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Set in a different corner of the galaxy of the Skywalker Saga, the new movies will have new characters and new creatures. The galaxy far, far away is expanding further on screen with a new trilogy of Star Wars films outside of the ongoing Skywalker saga, Walt Disney Co said Thur...

New 'Star Wars' trilogy in development, Disney says

The galaxy far, far away is expanding further on screen with a new trilogy of "Star Wars" films outside of the ongoing Skywalker saga, Walt Disney Co said Thursday, to be overseen by Rian Johnson, the director of the franchise's upcoming film "The Last Jedi." Johnson, 43, will ...

‘Star Wars’ sets a huge new course with a Rian Johnson film trilogy and a streaming TV series

Rian Johnson — like Rey (Daisy Ridley, above) in his “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — is wielding new power within Disney. (Disney/Lucasfilm 2017) “THE LAST JEDI” isn’t in theaters yet, but its director, Rian Johnson, is already getting a big vote of confidence from D...

Rian Johnson to create new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy

Jake Coyle, Associated Press Published 6:20 p.m. ET Nov. 9, 2017 FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2013 file photo, screenwriter Rian Johnson attends the National Board of Review Awards ...

Film director Rian Johnson to create new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy

NEW YORK – The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Rian Johnson will create a new trilogy for the “Star Wars” universe, greatly expanding the director’s command over George Lucas’ ever-...

‘Star Wars': Rian Johnson to Create All New Trilogy

‘Star Wars': Rian Johnson to Create All New Trilogy Johnson directed the upcoming "The Last Jedi" Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced today during the company’s earnings call that “...

Rian Johnson to create new 'Star Wars' trilogy

NEW YORK (AP) - The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Rian Johnson will create a new trilogy for the "Star Wars" universe, greatly expanding the director's command over George Lucas' ever-expand...

Disney may have the answer to Marvel’s mutant problem

Two years ago, Disney made a landmark deal with rival movie studio Sony to bring a comic-book fan favorite, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, into Marvel’s multi-billion-dollar universe of...

Disney may buy 21st Century Fox assets in entertainment mega merger

The Walt Disney Co., which has worked closely with Apple for many years, is said to be in talks to potentially acquire most of rival entertainment giant 21st Century Fox, in a deal that could hav...

J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode IX

Lucasfilm announced today that J.J. Abrams will take over as director for Star Wars: Episode IX after Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow departed the project. Following Trevorrow’s departu...

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