Huge news coming from the Lucasfilm/Star Wars camp as they announced that Rian Johnson will be working on an all-new Star Wars Trilogy that will focus on completely new characters.
The new trilogy will finally move away from the Skywalker family and introduce new canon stories.
Lucasfilm is excited to announce that Johnson will create a brand-new Star Wars trilogy, the first of which he is also set to write and direct, with longtime collaborator Ram Bergman onboard to produce.
Source 1: RIAN JOHNSON, WRITER-DIRECTOR OF STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, TO CREATE ALL-NEW STAR WARS TRILOGY | StarWars.com
Source 2: New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy: Rian Johnson To Create New Universe Films | Deadline
Also coming out of the house of mouse, Lucasfilm will be producing a live-action Star Wars series that will be part the Disney streaming service.
Star Wars is getting the TV treatment with a forthcoming live-action series set to debut on Disney’s streaming service. The still-untitled-service is set to launch in 2019.