The galaxy far, far away continues to expand with Disney at the helm. CEO Bob Iger has revealed plans for the “Star Wars” franchise’s next trilogy. Rian Johnson, the director of the upcoming film “The Last Jedi,” would write and direct the first film in the new series, Disney announced. “[Johnson] is a creative force, and watching him craft ‘The Last Jedi’ from start to finish was one of the great joys of my career,” LucasFilm president Kathleen Kennedy said. “Rian will do amazing things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy.” Brief guide to the Star Wars universe The new spin-off: Solo: A Star Wars Story The latest film tells the story of a young Han Solo. Actor Alen Ehrenreich plays the renegade space pilot with humor and respect for the original character, portrayed by Harrison Ford. Taking place before Episode IV, the film explains how Solo got to know his Wookie pal Chewbacca. Brief guide to the Star Wars universe The dream team from the original trilogy In 1977, the smuggler Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker appeared for the first time on the silver screen. The trio was central to episodes IV-VI, (Star Wars, 1977; The… Read full this story
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