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Star Wars movies will go on hiatus after ‘Episode IX’ and that’s great

Remember to really savor Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker when it hits theaters in December.

Yes, it’s the final chapter in the narrative that George Lucas kicked off with the first Star Wars back in 1977. But it’s also notably going to be the last big screen Star Wars movie for some time. How long? At least a couple of years, according to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.

“We’re going to take a hiatus for a couple of years … And we’re taking the time to really look at where this is going from the standpoint of a saga,” Kennedy said in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly.

She also added: “We’re not just looking at what the next three movies might be, or talking about this in terms of a trilogy. We’re looking at: What is the next decade of storytelling?”

Kennedy took care to confirm that previously announced projects are still going to happen. Rian Johnson, director of what is arguably one of the best Star Wars movies ever made in The Last Jedi, is still booked to deliver a series. So are Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, who are apparently collaborating with Johnson in some capacity.

That’s the thrust of the news: after Skywalker, expect a multi-year hiatus for Star Wars movies. Speaking as a 41-year-old super fan who saw the original movie in utero, grew up watching VHS copies on repeat, and has consumed virtually every Star Wars book, comic, game, and movie released since the series began… thank the maker.

Seriously. The healthiest thing Star Wars can do once Luke Skywalker’s story is finished is take a huge step back. For the past few years it’s felt like Disney wanted to give

Article source: https://mashable.com/article/star-wars-rise-of-skywalker-movies-hiatus/

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