Rian Johnson revealed that he hopes that his proposed Star Wars trilogy nonetheless occurs.
Johnson, who beforehand directed the eighth episode in The Skywalker Saga, 2017’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, defined in an interview with Variety that he’s nonetheless speaking to Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy in regards to the potential movies. “I had such an amazing experience making The Last Jedi,” he mentioned. “It’s entirely a matter of scheduling. For me, putting this [Glass Onion] out and making the next one of these…the answer is I don’t know.”
This is not the primary time Johnson has mentioned he hopes his Star Wars sequels nonetheless occur. Back in August, the director mentioned, “It would break my heart if I were finished, if I couldn’t get back in that sandbox at some point.” He mentioned that, wanting again on The Last Jedi, “I’m even more proud of it five years on,” including, “When I was up at bat, I really swung at the ball.”
Kennedy defined that there are causes for the delay in Johnson making extra Star Wars films, noting that the director “has been unbelievably busy with Knives Out and the deal that he made at Netflix for multiple movies.” Johnson’s most up-to-date cinematic endeavor, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, is about to hit Netflix and choose theaters on December 23, 2022.
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Star Wars followers might should maintain ready for extra of Johnson’s entries into the franchise, because the long-awaited sequel to Knives Out (2019) is not supposed to be the ultimate installment within the sequence. Johnson just lately joked, “I’m going to keep making these until Daniel [Craig] blocks me on his phone.”
According to Glass Onion‘s official logline, the movie follows “Tech billionaire Miles Bron [as he] invites his friends for a getaway on his private Greek island. When someone turns up dead, Detective Benoit Blanc is put on the case.”
Included within the movie’s star-studded forged are The Incredible Hulk‘s Edward Norton, WandaVision‘s Kathryn Hahn, Almost Famous‘ Kate Hudson, Army of the Dead‘s Dave Bautista, Hidden Figures‘ Janelle Monáe, Hamilton‘s Leslie Odom Jr., The Matrix Resurrections‘ Jessica Henwick, Outer Banks‘ Madelyn Cline, and Moon Knight‘s Ethan Hawke. Character particulars are sparse as of now, however Bautista teased that “characters are just so much more colorful” in Glass Onion than in Knives Out.