Lucasfilm formally confirmed a brand new Star Wars sequence from Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland is within the works.
Final month, it was reported that Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland was creating a brand new Star Wars sequence for Disney Plus. Now, Lucasfilm has formally confirmed that Leslye Headland is concerned within the new Star Wars sequence as author, govt produce, and showrunner.
Plot particulars and a launch date for the sequence weren’t offered, though the preliminary report on the challenge acknowledged it will likely be a female-centric present. Moreover, the brand new Star Wars sequence is claimed to be set throughout a special interval of the Star Wars timeline than earlier entries within the franchise.
Leslye Headland’s Russian Doll premiered on Netflix in 2019 and earned 13 Emmy Award nominations for the primary season, three of which it received. Half of the episodes within the 8-episode first season of Russian Doll have been directed by Leslye Headland.
The brand new sequence from Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland is only one of many initiatives Lucasfilm has deliberate for Disney Plus. A second of The Mandalorian has already accomplished manufacturing and Disney Plus has reportedly ordered a 3rd season.
Moreover, Ewan McGregor is about to reprise his position as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a brand new sequence centered on the exiled Jedi Grasp. Rogue One star Diego Luna may even return the franchise for a prequel to the standalone story centered on Cassian Andor within the early days of the insurrection towards the Galactic Empire.
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