Star Wars : A director has (yet) been fired !

Rian Johnson behind the scenes of 'Star Wars The Last Jedi'

Rian Johnson behind the scenes of 'Star Wars The Last Jedi'

"Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on 'Star Wars: Episode IX.' Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ", the statement read.

"I would do another SW movie in a heartbeat", the director admitted.

Rian Johnson opens up about the origins of the Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi title and why Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker is the recipient of that moniker at the beginning of the film. Apart from the prequels, all the touchstones that make something feel like Star Wars have to do with griminess and dirt. "They know how the cheese is made and that's how they want it made", a source told Variety at the time. Deadline reported that Rian Johnson is the favorite to become the director of the next Star Wars movie. That will be determined on December 15, 2017, when this movie hits theaters. Any imperfections won't save directors/writers from being fired.

Jurassic World's Colin Trevorrow was confirmed on Tuesday to no longer being taking on the ninth instalment of the Star Wars franchise.

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That will require an overhaul of the election commission, whose integrity came into question even before Friday's ruling. The vote had raised fears of major political violence - as was the case after a disputed election in 2007.

In June Lucasfilm also fired the director of the standalone Han Solo film and replaced them with Ron Howard, the legandary director, famous for his movies like " A lovely mind (2001)" and " Rush (2013)". But "Star Wars" has the unique advantage of having incredible resources that it can rebound.

An image of the promotional poster for the next Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. However, it means the search is on for a new director for Star Wars: Episode IX. They were replaced by Hollywood veteran Ron Howard, the Oscar-winning director of "A Beautiful Mind".

And even when the "Star Wars" powers-that-be aren't into what a director did, they bring in someone to get it right, as was the case with director Gareth Edwards on "Rogue One". At the point of no return, the two parties were eventually separated and, as often in this kind of conflict, it is the studio who had the last word.

Ms Kennedy and Walt Disney Co, which owns Lucasfilm, have repeatedly shown that they will do whatever it takes to steer the Star Wars franchise as they see best.

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