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Peaky Blinkers creator Steven Knight is becoming a member of Star Wars.Photograph: Anthony Devlin (Getty Photographs)

The drama behind the scenes at Lucasfilm simply will get increasingly more fascinating. Days after it was introduced that writers Damon Lindelof and Justin Britt-Gibson departed what’s now anticipated to be the following Star Wars film, author Steven Knight has apparently picked up the reins.

Selection broke the information of Knight’s involvement within the mission, which continues to be anticipated to be helmed by Ms. Marvel director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. The mission, which is rumored to be set after the occasions of The Rise of Skywalker, is one in all a number of Lucasfilm has been growing to be its subsequent movie, slated for launch in December 2025. And regardless of the drama unfolding behind the scenes, many imagine it is going to be this movie.

Knight directed the 2013 Tom Hardy breakout Locke however is greatest often called the creator of the hit interval gangster present Peaky Blinders. (Peaky Blinders meets Star Wars? That sounds intriguing, does it not?) He’s acquired an extremely numerous resume, which incorporates co-creating a bit of present known as Who Desires to Be a Millionaire? All of which is to say, it doesn’t look like he wants Star Wars, however Star Wars would possibly want him.

We’ll have far more within the coming weeks on no matter this movie could or is probably not, when it could or not be launched, or who the heck is engaged on it quickly. Lucasfilm is anticipated to announce the 2025 film at Star Wars Celebration Europe on April 7. However, for now, tell us beneath: how do you are feeling about the one that is seemingly stepping in for a workforce that included the co-creator of Misplaced, The Leftovers, and Watchmen?


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