On Tuesday extra unhealthy information hit the film wing of the Star Wars-verse. Damon Lindelof, he of Misplaced, The Leftovers, and the Watchmen collection, up and departed the key Star Wars film he’d been writing together with Justin Britt-Gibson. It appeared like yet one more grim word for a franchise that helped create the trendy film blockbuster. And but the Star Wars gang had been in a position to flip up a substitute however fast.
As per The Hollywood Reporter, the baton is being handed to at least Steven Knight, scribe of flicks like Japanese Guarantees, the Tom Hardy solo film Locke, Spencer, and maybe most beloved of all, Peaky Blinders. Knight additionally wrote and directed the much-mocked Serenity — not the Firefly film spinoff however the one with Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, and a ridiculous twist for the ages.
Not a lot of something is understood concerning the film Lindelof and Britt-Gibson had been engaged on, however it was one of many few Star Wars films left within the pipeline. Earlier this month, movies within the works from Kevin Feige and Patty Jenkins were both cancelled, leaving this this one and the one by Taika Waititi, which remains to be allegedly occurring. Now the previous is rapidly again on observe, although when it lastly arrives, every time that’s, it is going to have been fairly a very long time because the final time a brand new Star Wars was on the massive display screen.