Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss in Sport of Thrones
Right here’s hoping Star Wars followers have been loving Sport of Thrones.
In the present day, Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed on the MoffetNathanson Media & Communications summit that the following spherical of Star Wars movies to be launched after this December’s The Rise of Skywalker will come from Sport of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.
The affirmation follows a current report that exposed Disney goes all in on Star Wars, Marvel, and live-action remakes for the foreseeable future. What we didn’t know, although, was whether or not the brand new Star Wars movies slated to start in 2022 can be coming from Benioff and Weiss or Rian Johnson. As beforehand reported, each events are engaged on separate trilogies.
Now we all know, and, properly, the jury’s nonetheless out. Talking candidly, both choice comes with numerous issues. Whereas Johnson clearly has a imaginative and prescient, and a resume of remarkable work, The Final Jedi was a complete mess narratively. As for Benioff and Weiss? The post-George R.R. Martin seasons have been passable at greatest. So, it’s a toss up.
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As for what Benioff and Weiss’ new trilogy will entail, some followers have been speculating that they’ll be a prequel, courting properly past George Lucas’ collection of movies and going again to the Knights of the Outdated Republic period. Given Benioff and Weiss’ ties to Westeros, that will make logical sense, however nothing has been confirmed outdoors of some stray remarks by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.
Within the meantime, we’ve the final episode of Sport of Thrones coming this Sunday, and The Rise of the Skywalker to bow on December 20th.
Replace: In response to Deadline, Iger revealed which are at present a half dozen Star Wars movies in varied levels of improvement — which is sensible when you rely the 2 aforementioned trilogies. Moreover, Iger mentioned at third TV collection will be a part of The Mandalorian and a Cassian Andor collection on Disney+.
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