Patty Jenkins’ Star Wars film ‘Rogue Squadron’ delayed

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  • “Rogue Squadron”, which was scheduled for release on December 22, 2023, has been removed from the calendar due to a conflict with director Patty Jenkins’ schedule.
  • The film was to be the first theatrical Star Wars release since 2019’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”
  • For now, it looks like the future of Star Wars will remain on Disney+, as the streaming service releases “The Book of Boba Fett” as well as a live-action series featuring characters from Obi-Wan Kenobi, Cassian Andor and Ahsoka Tanno. Preparing to launch.

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Star Wars’ next installment of the big-screen franchise is delayed, According to the Hollywood Reporter.

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“Rogue Squadron,” which was scheduled for release on December 22, 2023, has been removed from the calendar due to conflicts with director Patty Jenkins’ schedule, the publication said Monday.

Jenkins and writer Matthew Robinson, along with Disney’s Lucasfilm, have been developing the new title for more than a year. The initial target was to start production in 2022. However, sources told The Hollywood Reporter that Jenkins would not be available at the time due to commitments to other projects. She is currently working on Warner Bros. Third Wonder Woman film and Cleopatra feature for Paramount.

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Disney announced Jenkins’ involvement with the picture at an Investor Day last year. “Rogue Squadron” was expected to be the first theatrical Star Wars release since 2019’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”

It’s unclear what path Lucasfilm will take with future films, as it has several developments, one from Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige and one from acclaimed director Taika Waititi. Additionally, Rian Johnson, who wrote and directed 2017’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” is reportedly still working on a stand-alone trilogy set within the Star Wars universe.

For now, it looks like the future of Star Wars will rest on Disney+. Along with “The Mandalorian,” “The Bad Batch” and “Star Wars: Visions,” the production company is set to release “The Book of Boba Fett” in December and will feature live-actions of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Cassian characters. Action series. Endor and Ahsoka Tano in the works.

Read The Hollywood Reporter’s full report.

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