Knights of the Old Republic Project Is in Development Confirms Star Wars Boss
Fans demand a movie of the Knights of the former Republic since the launch of the first role-playing video game in 2003. Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and DB Weiss builds a new trilogy around this bygone era in the Star Wars universe. Disney and Lucasfilm did not confirm this at the Celebration of Star Wars last weekend. But the big boss Kathleen Kennedy was there and confirmed that a project Knights of the Former Republic was indeed in progress.
"You know, we talk about it all the time, yes, we develop something to look at." At the moment, I do not know where things are going to go at all, but we have to be careful about what's going on. There is not a cadence in Star Wars that starts to seem too heavy … We tried a little with Solo [A Star Wars Story] to see if we could make two films a year and if there were or not an opportunity for that and we felt that it would not work, so we argued But that does not mean we do not think about many different stories, it's the most exciting thing in this universe. "
The question now is whether there is a television show or a movie. Movie trilogy? At the beginning of the interview, Kathleen Kennedy pointed out that many of the characters we have come to know and love throughout this saga of 9 movies will be heading to Disney + streaming. She also said her team is currently preparing the next decade of films, with Rian Johnson collaborating alongside the guys from Game of Thrones . We do not know what direction it will take at the end of the day.
The Knights of the Old Republic Could Be the Next Trilogy Hitting Theatrical Displays After The Skywalker Rise Closes Main Series Featuring Luke and Leia at the forefront. Disney and Lucasfilm were preparing a series of independent films, launched by Rogue One and followed by Solo . The first has worked well, although the fallout from Han and Chewie has weakened and cost a lot of money at the box office.
Lucasfilm now appears to be laser focused on the Benioff and Weiss trilogy, which will likely remain separate. of the new Rian Johnson trilogy, although they all work in tandem. Until now, no new film has been confirmed after The Rise of Skywalker which debuted in theaters this Christmas. The first season of The Mandalorian will be premiered the previous month, when Disney + launches on November 12th.
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The video game Knights of the Old Republic is not not yet considered a cannon in the relaunch of the Star brand by Disney. The story takes place in the same galaxy, only thousands of years before Luke Skywalker becomes a Jedi Knight. There is a rumor that the film Benioff and Weiss will reduce the deadline to a few hundred years. Kathleen Kennedy however did not want to comment on any of these peculiarities, leaving this project of Knights of the ancient Republic mysterious. One expects fans of this Star Wars era to see only a vague interpretation of events as they have already unfolded, the project being used as a restart for the desired title. You can read the MTV interview in the tweet below.
#Lucasfilm's president, Kathleen Kennedy, spoke to us about the future of #StarWars – including a film from the Knights of the Old Republic and filmmakers taking the film. The bar, as well as the surprise return of Palpatine in the trailer @ StarWars # EpisodeIXpic.twitter.com / HCjEhdlRv7
– MTV NEWS (@MTVNEWS), April 16, 2019