Embed from Getty Images Is current LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy exiting Disney? It sure looks and sounds that way. Yesterday afternoon, reports circulated that Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni will likely take over the creative direction of Disney Star Wars. Which is fantastic news for the future of Star Wars as well as the fan base.
Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, creator’s of the new Disney Plus streaming service smash hit “The Mandalorian” are set to be named over all things Star Wars. The Mandalorian is getting rave reviews from fans.
To this point no one is entirely sure where Star Wars films will go once The Rise of Skywalker arrives in theaters next month. Jon Favreau is newer to Star Wars. Meanwhile his probable new partner, Dave Filoni helped revive Star Wars with the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. Filoni also directed the debut episode of The Mandalorian, and produces the series with Favreau.
It has been reported the next Star Wars film will be released December 2022, with Favreau and Filoni calling the shots. This is a time for Star Wars fans to exhale. Star Wars is in very good hands moving forward.