Get ready to punch it! We’re about to send your May the 4th festivities into HYPERDRIVE!
What could make your May the 4th be even BETTER now that The Rise of Skywalker is on Disney+, you ask? How about a brand new Star Wars movie set to debut in theaters?!?
That’s right — Disney just laid an AT-AT-sized bombshell on us by announcing that a new Star Wars film is officially in the works! Academy Award-winning writer and director of Disney+’s The Mandalorian, Taika Waititi, has signed on to direct and co-write the new feature film!
Helping Waititi with the screenplay will be Academy Award nominee Krysty Wilson-Cairns! And don’t forget — Disney also recently announced a new female-centric Star Wars series will be coming to Disney+ soon created by Emmy-nominated writer Leslye Headland!
Yeah, we thought this BIG NEWS would really make your Star Wars Day! No date for either untitled project has been announced yet, but be sure to check out this other bundle of good news we spotted today too and May the 4th Be With You!
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