Taika Waititi will be directing a new Star Wars film which will be being released to cinemas. He will be writing the script alongside 1917’s Krysty Wilson-Cairns.
The news has long-since been hint at following his success with Jojo Rabbit and Thor:Ragnarok but the director has been careful to not give too much away when asked about the project.
“Are there discussions about the ‘Star Wars’ film? Like, yeah, I discussed with my friends in 1996 how cool ‘Star Wars’ was. I think people see me hanging out with people, especially with ‘Star Wars,’ and think I’m having some big discussions about it. I would f—ing love to.…If it was right. I would want to do any kind of movie if it made sense, and if it felt not like career suicide.”Taika Waititi, Variety
Waititi is also working on Thor: Love and Thunder for Disney’s Marvel Studios which is due for release on the 18th of February, 2022. Do you think Waititi is the right choice for Star Wars? Let us know.