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Kevin Feige (appropriate) with Disney CEO Bob Iger in 2016

The particular person at the support of Surprise Studios‘ string of comic book movie blockbusters is to cling a new Necessary particular person Wars movie, a senior executive at Disney has printed.

Alan Horn, co-chairman of Walt Disney Studios, mentioned it „made sense“ for Kevin Feige to work with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy on the mission.

The movie could maybe be allotment of „a new generation in Necessary particular person Wars storytelling,“ Horn instructed the Hollywood Reporter.

Lucasfilm and Surprise Studios are both subsidiaries of Walt Disney Studios.

Horn described Feige – who has been president of Surprise Studios since 2007 – as „a die-laborious fan“ of the Necessary particular person Wars universe.

Under Feige’s leadership, the films that map up the MCU (Surprise Cinematic Universe) have made higher than $22 billion (£18 billion) worldwide.

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Necessary particular person Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be released later this year

Disney is working on a necessity of Necessary particular person Wars initiatives to use the liberate of Necessary particular person Wars: The Rise of Skywalker this December.

That movie – directed by JJ Abrams – will carry to a detailed the „Skywalker saga“ that began with George Lucas’s long-established Necessary particular person Wars movie in 1977.

Closing year it used to be introduced that the creators of the Game of Thrones TV series had been working on their very luxuriate in series of Necessary particular person Wars films.

Lucasfilm’s Kennedy called David Benioff and DB Weiss „a few of the suitable storytellers working this day“ when the announcement used to be made.

Rian Johnson, director of Necessary particular person Wars: The Closing Jedi, is moreover working on a trilogy of Necessary particular person Wars films with all-new characters.

Four Necessary particular person Wars motion photographs had been released since Disney offered Lucasfilm from Lucas in 2012 for $4.05 billion.

Necessary particular person Wars: The Pressure Awakens made higher than $2 billion when it came out in 2015, while The Closing Jedi and prequel Rogue One made higher than $1 billion apiece.

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An prove at the Galaxy’s Edge enchantment in Orlando, Florida

But last year’s Solo: A Necessary particular person Wars Story used to be a field office disappointment, main Disney CEO Bob Iger to concede the studio had presumably overreached.

„I factual mediate that we could maybe’ve save slightly bit too worthy available within the market too rapidly,“ he instructed the New York Cases.

Concerns have moreover been raised that the these days-opened Necessary particular person Wars sights at Disney’s US theme parks have did not meet expectations.

Speaking last month on the other hand, Iger mentioned interest within the enchantment, identified as Galaxy’s Edge, used to be „extraordinarily high“ and the company had no „lengthy time interval“ concerns.

Records of Feige’s involvement within the Necessary particular person Wars series has generated worthy interest on-line.

„Feige making a Necessary particular person Wars movie is best seemingly than Christmas of ’83 after I purchased an AT-AT,“ wrote Jeremy Conrad, referring to the armoured transport autos from The Empire Strikes Motivate.

But one fan identified that Samuel L Jackson’s presence in both the Necessary particular person Wars and Surprise universes could maybe residing off difficulties.

Jackson performed Mace Windu in George Lucas’s Necessary particular person Wars prequels sooner than going on to play Crop Fury within the MCU.

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