Taika Waititi’s Star Wars film won’t begin shooting this year, as he’s “still trying to figure out what the story is”

Taika Waititi’s Star Wars film won’t begin shooting this year, as he’s “still trying to figure out what the story is”

Taika Waititi is a busy man, and he's currently promoting the release of his latest film, Thor: Love and Thunder, which releases in the United States on July 8. He's also directing the next Star Wars theatrical film, but we don't know much about that yet. What Waititi did disclose recently, though, is that it [...]

Seven things we learned from Kathy Kennedy about the future of Star Wars movies – including updates on projects by Taika Waititi, Patty Jenkins, Rian Johnson, and Kevin Feige!

Seven things we learned from Kathy Kennedy about the future of Star Wars movies – including updates on projects by Taika Waititi, Patty Jenkins, Rian Johnson, and Kevin Feige!

Vanity Fair recently ran an article on the future of Star Wars that was largely focused on the shows coming to Disney+, and that makes sense. In many ways the future of the franchise is aimed at streaming, at least in the near future, with tons of shows in various stages of development. But since [...]

Taika Waititi is now turning his attention more to his Star Wars movie, which already has a story that he says “feels very me”

Taika Waititi is now turning his attention more to his Star Wars movie, which already has a story that he says “feels very me”

Last year, it was announced that Taika Waititi is directing and writing a Star Wars movie, and it sounds like things are coming together as work will apparently pick up soon. Waititi recently wrapped filming on the next chapter in the Thor franchise for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Love and Thunder, which releases next [...]

All the new Star Wars and Lucasfilm projects announced today at the Disney Investor Day!

All the new Star Wars and Lucasfilm projects announced today at the Disney Investor Day!

Today was a massive day for Star Wars fans, as tons of new content was announced from Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy, so I'm going to compile all of the projects mentioned here. STAR WARS FILMS: The next Star Wars film to be released will be ROGUE SQUADRON, directed by Patty Jenkins, and releasing Christmas 2023. [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 1 review: “We wouldn’t be able to do this show without Dave Filoni”

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 1 review: “We wouldn’t be able to do this show without Dave Filoni”

On Monday, the first episode of Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian premiered! This show gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the first season of The Mandalorian, which is the very first live-action Star Wars TV show! I'll be reviewing these episodes, and that begins with this premiere: which was all about the [...]

Taika Waititi to write and direct a new Star Wars film! And a new Star Wars series is coming to Disney+!

Taika Waititi to write and direct a new Star Wars film! And a new Star Wars series is coming to Disney+!

On Monday, in celebration of Star Wars Day, we got a couple of cool announcements regarding the future of the galaxy far, far away. Taika Waititi will direct and co-write a new Star Wars theatrical film! He will co-write the screenplay with Krysty Wilson-Cairns. Additionally, it was announced that Leslye Headland is developing a new Star [...]

Report: Taika Waititi has been approached about doing a Star Wars movie

Report: Taika Waititi has been approached about doing a Star Wars movie

According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Lucasfilm has approached Taika Waititi about developing a Star Wars movie! No further details are known, such as whether this will actually happen, when it would be, or what it would be about. But it sounds like there are definitely conversations happening between the two sides, and [...]

Jon Favreau shares image of Taika Waititi recording for The Mandalorian… for a familiar character?

Jon Favreau shares image of Taika Waititi recording for The Mandalorian… for a familiar character?

Not much is known about The Mandalorian, the live-action Star Wars TV show coming to Disney+ later this year, but we do know a basic premise and the phenomenal list of directors. One such director is Taika Waititi, who is perhaps best-known for directing Thor: Ragnarok.  He'll be directing an episode of The Mandalorian, and [...]