Some rather outrageous news pennyless dual days ago when Lucasfilm announced that they’d split ways with filmmaker Colin Trevorrow, who was scheduled to approach Episode IX of a Star Wars saga. It’s presumably a mutual parting, though a bad accepting to Trevorrow’s recently expelled The Book of Henry really didn’t assistance teach certainty in Kathleen Kennedy and company. Whatever a box competence be, Episode IX now needs a new executive (a author competence or competence not be required, as Jack Thorne was recently brought on to do a new breeze of a screenplay). There’s a clear reeling in a force, so hopefully this is usually a proxy ripple. We shall see, we guess?
This is zero new for Star Wars of late, oddly. Trevorrow now joins a bar that includes Gareth Edwards, a group of Phil Lord Chris Miller, as good as Josh Trank. Edwards was pseudo transposed by Tony Gilroy (consider him a dim equine here to collect adult Episode IX) on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Lord Miller were dismissed mid by a Han Solo spinoff in welfare of Ron Howard (ditto, X cause wise), while Trank was canned before he even got a possibility to start his Boba Fett project. At best, Kennedy has a tough and quick prophesy of what Star Wars should be and won’t risk anyone jeopardizing a brand. At worst, Lucasfilm doesn’t know how to work with directors. Regardless, they once again have a choice to make per a new director.
Here are a half dozen names to cruise for a job:
(Special discuss for J.J. Abrams, as this gossip has already presumably been debunked per his candidacy, though it finished a lot of sense)
Ava DuVernay – Hiring DuVernay would substantially be a biggest headline. The initial womanlike executive for Lucasfilm, it would be a large deal. It wouldn’t only be for broadside either, as she’s only finished a scholarship novella blockbuster (for Disney no less) with A Wrinkle in Time. She wouldn’t be a a many apparent choice, though if Kennedy and association daub her, it positively would be a peculiarity pick.
Jon Favreau – we have prolonged suspicion that Favreau would be a ideal choice to do a Star Ears film. Between his Marvel blockbuster work and now his suit constraint Disney outings (begun with The Jungle Book and shortly to embody The Lion King), he seems ideally matched to a gig. He competence not be accessible or interested, though if he is, he is good value during slightest articulate to.
Alex Garland – Garland has worked with a few Star Wars expel members already, so that could give him an corner if he’s meddlesome in holding over this movie. His arriving Annihilation is a burst into a aloft budgets leagues, so Episode IX positively could be adult his alley. If Kennedy and Lucasfilm still wants to demeanour during adult and entrance auteurs, he seems rather apparent for during a smallest a meeting.
Rian Johnson – The many expected choice right now is to see if Johnson will lapse to follow adult his work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi. My camber is that it’s his if he wants it to be. Ideally, I’m certain Johnson would cite something some-more personal in between, though time will tell. The intelligent income is on continuity, so gamble opposite this collect during your possess risk. Time will tell here…
Joe Johnston – Here’s a bequest pick. Johnston has worked on a strange trilogy, so brief of going to George Lucas, this is a many nauseating collect to make. He positively has a products in his filmmaking credentials too, so while it’s not a voluptuous choice, it would be a plain one. Consider him a sincerely protected backup devise to some of a other names on this list.
Steven Spielberg – This could be somewhat some-more of a odds than you’d expect. Spielberg is always on a fork of doing possibly a Stars Wars film or a Bond one, so maybe he’d finally burst on for this conclusion? we wouldn’t gamble on it, though we wouldn’t totally boot it either…
This is how my personal welfare would go, among a names mentioned above:
9. Tony Gilroy
8. Ron Howard
7. Joe Johnston
6. Alex Garland
5. Ava DuVernay
4. Steven Spielberg
3. J.J. Abrams
2. Jon Favreau
1. Rian Johnson
Stay tuned to see who ends adult removing a Star Wars gig!