Taika Watiti – next Star Wars Director!

Taika Watiti – next Star Wars Director!


Today marks a big day for Star Wars fans, as a new movie is announced by official Star Wars creators Lucasfilms. Another news that thrilled fans are that Taika Watiti will direct the movie, and he will also co-write the script with “1917” writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns.

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Taika Watiti is known for his movies Thor: Ragnarok and Jojo Rabit. He also directed the finale season of Star Wars “The Mandalorian”. He won Oscar for best-adapted screenplay for Jojo Rabbit. He is also directing upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder set to release in February 2022.


The theatrical release date of movie is still not decided, however it is speculated that disney had an open slot in December, 2022 for Star Wars movie, that was set to be written and directed by Game of thrones makers: David Benioff & D. B. Weiss. However they quit the project in October.

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Another untitled Star Wars project is announced by Lucasfilms which will be directed by the director of by famous Netflix “Russian Doll”. The release date is yet to be decided.