A NEW HOPE FOR STARWARS?
In recent news, Jon Favreau has been signed as executive producer and writer for 'a new live action star wars series'
The news came out of the blue and a surprise to most.
His role was announced just 24hours ago via multiple sources but primarily through the official @starwars Twitter page.
Skeptical fans were quick to judge whether or not Favreau is suitable for the role he has to take on.
The franchise was quick to reassure the fanbase that-
'Favreau is no stranger to the Star Wars galaxy having played roles in both the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story.'
(taken from starwars.com)
President of lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy said-
'I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform
on brings the perfect mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star Wars universe-
This series will allow Jon the chance to work with a diverse group of writers and directors and give Lucasfilm the opportunity to build a robust talent base.'
Favreau's talent can be backed up by his work on award winning visuals and special effects of prior films like
The Jungle Book (2016) and Ironman
The new series has neither an official title or release date-
but make sure to stay tuned to ScreenBooMovies for the latest information and advances in this and productions like it.