When Will the Next Star Wars Films Be Released?

Posted on January 4, 2016 at 10:42 pm

Can’t wait for more? Well, Disney says this is what we have to look forward to in the “Star Wars” universe.

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (takes place before Episode IV, about obtaining the plans Leia will stash in the first of the “Star Wars” films to be released)
Director: Gareth Edwards
Written by: Gary Whitta and Chris Weitz
Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, and Alan Tudyk
Release: Dec. 16, 2016

“Star Wars: Episode VIII” (So Rey hands Luke the lightsaber, and then….)
Written and directed by Rian Johnson (of “Brick” and “Looper”)
Starring: Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac (reportedly)
Release: May 26, 2017

“Star Wars Anthology: Han Solo” (working title) (backstory of Han Solo — maybe we’ll get to see him make that Kessel run)
Directors: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (“The LEGO Movie” guys!)
Written by: Lawrence and Jon Kasdan
Starring: Not yet announced
Release: May 25th, 2018

“Star Wars: Episode IX”
Director: Colin Trevorrow
Writer: Rian Johnson
Starring: Not yet announced
Logline: Unknown
Release: 2019

“Star Wars Anthology: Boba Fett”
Director: Not yet announced
Writer: Not yet announced
Starring: Not yet announced
Logline: Unknown
Release: 2020 (reportedly)

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