2018 will be remembered as the year Game of Thrones creator and producer David Benioff and D.B Weiss announced their roles as new creators of the up and coming Star Wars films.
This was confirmed by the president of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy, who had this to say,
“David and Dan are some of the best storytellers working today. Their command of complex characters, depth of story and richness of mythology will break new ground and boldly push Star Wars in ways I find incredibly exciting.”
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The films are separate developments from the Skywalker Saga and Rian Johnson’s recently-announce trilogy.
So, what do the two creators of the Smash-hit Emmy series have to say?
Benioff and Weiss made a joint statement saying, “In the summer of 1977 we travelled to a galaxy far, far away, and we’ve been dreaming of it ever since.We are honoured by the opportunity, a little terrified by the responsibility, and so excited to get started as soon as the final season of Game of Thrones is complete.”
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David Benioff a number of hit films under his belt. He has written and produced movies including the Kite Runner and the 25th Hour. D.B Wiess has written and produced the film Dirty White Boys.
So, when is the release date of the new Star Wars movies? Only time will tell.