May the Fourth be with you, Star Wars fans, as we’ve been gifted some excellent news. Take Waititi is set to direct a forthcoming Star Wars movie.
Waititi will co-write the film alongside Oscar nominee Krysty Wilson-Cairns, who’s known for 1917 and Last Night in Soho. Waititi has been brought on board after already directing and voice acting in The Mandalorian.
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Incoming news transmission! Academy Award winner @TaikaWaititi will direct and co-write (with Academy Award nominated screenwriter @KrystyCairns) a new Star Wars feature film for theatrical release. Emmy Award winner Leslye Headland is also set to write, produce, and serve as showrunner for a new untitled Star Wars series in development coming to #DisneyPlus. Get all the details on StarWars.com.
A release date for the project has yet to be announced.
Additionally, Leslye Headland of Russian doll will be developing a new StarWars series for Disney+.