Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss will be behind the first entry in the next Star Wars trilogy but that may be the only installment that they write.
Recently the Game of Thrones creators signed a deal with Netflix to bring their creative talents to the streaming service which has confused some. The two were originally signed on to write their own Star Wars trilogy with Disney and Lucasfilm with the first installment to be released in December of 2022. However, new information has revealed that this may be the only installment that they write.
In a report published by The Hollywood Reporter, it was revealed that the Game of Thrones creators are writing the initial treatment for the new Star Wars trilogy and penning the script for the first film. The original deal was for the two to write all three films and it is unclear if they will continue after the first installment.
What do you all make of this news? Are you glad to hear that the Game of Thrones creators may only be writing the first installment of the next Star Wars trilogy? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
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Soruce: The Hollywood Reporter