Taika Waititithe filmmaker behind the acclaimed “Jojo Rabbit” and liable to lead “Thor: Love and Thunder”, will be in charge of the direction of a new movie “Star Wars”that will tell a story that you will write next to the screenwriter of “1917”, Krysty Wilson-Cairns.
According to Varietythe announcement comes to confirm the rumors that had emerged in January, when it was revealed that he was already developing the project around the franchise.
The director may not be at a better time. After reaping the success of “Thor Ragnarok”, set the premiere of “Jojo Rabbit” movie, thanks to which he received an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. But in addition, the new zealander is no stranger to the universe of “Star Wars”, which was also responsible for directing one of the episodes of the popular series “The Mandalorian”.
Now that Waititi agreed to lead a movie of “Star Wars”, and their agenda looks even more cool, because it also has under its responsibility the creation of the third installment to “Thor”, which has recruited obviously Chris Hemsworth and in addition will be the return of Natalie Portman in the Movie Universe of Marvel, with the character of Jane Foster.
There is still no date for the debut of the movie “Star Wars” under the direction of Taika Waititi and this project is apart from the deliveries linked to the saga that Disney has scheduled for release in the months of December of 2022, 2024 and 2026.