Lucasfilm confirms its release schedule for untitled Star Wars projects in 2022, 2024 and 2026
Amidst rumours of a hiatus, Disney/Lucasfilm has confirmed it will release three new Star Wars movies starting in 2022.
Each new movie will be released on the weekend before Christmas every alternating year beginning in 2022, meaning a new Star Wars film will hit our screens in 2022, 2024 and 2026. These films have not yet been titled, but are widely expected to be those in production from Rian Johnson and Game of Thrones producers Benioff and Weiss.
At Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that the duo and Johnson were involved in plotting out the next phase in the Star Wars saga. The three-year break between The Rise of Skywalker and the 2022 film confirms Bob Iger’s comments back in April that the franchise was due to take a brief hiatus.
Until then, we have the small matter of J.J Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to attend to. The finale to the Skywalker saga hits our screens on December 19th.
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