a year ago, LucasFilm announced that David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, the producers of the hit series Game of Thrones , will be working on a new trilogy of films inspired by the universe of the intergalactic Star Wars . This project should soon start, to believe the words of Casey Bloys, in an interview with TV Line . The director of programs, HBO has indeed raised this future saga, to justify the delay that takes Confederate , the next series of the show runners, for the american chain.

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“This delay is related to the fact that they proposed the three films,” he says. Dan and David are finishing up the last season of Game of Thrones and will follow up with Star Wars . After that, I imagine that they will return to work with us.”

The new and last season of Game of Thrones will be aired on HBO, as early as 15 April. The fans will therefore have to take their evil in patience, until we know more about what to prepare David Benioff and D. B. Weiss about the new trilogy. However, it should be away from the epic of Jedi and of the dynasty of Skywalker, who is holding in suspense fans since the beginning of the adventure, launched in 1977 by George Lucas.

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A new saga, in addition to that of Rian Johnson?

last year, Kathleen Kennedy, president of LucasFilm, said in a press release that David Benioff and D. B. Weiss “are among the best to write stories.” “Their mastery of the complex characters, the depth of the story, the richness of the mythology should take Star Wars to new paths and I find it incredibly exciting,” enthuses she.

For his part, Rian Johnson, to whom we must the Last of The Jedi , is working on a new trilogy of the saga that has spanned the generations. First announced in late 2017 by Bob Iger, boss of Disney, a press release revealed a little later that the filmmaker “will introduce new characters came from a corner of the galaxy, that the mythology of Star Wars has never explored before”.

while waiting to discover this new trilogy, an appointment is given to the film in December next, for the Episode IX of Star Wars , directed by J. J. Abrams, among others: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver or John Boyega.