Disney and Lucasfilm have officially announced that Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow will helm Star Wars: Episode IX. The announcement was made by Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn during the Lucasfilm presentation at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California.
Here’s what Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy had to say about the director.
Even though the movie won’t start filming for a few years, Trevorrow will begin working with his fellow Star Wars directors and artists later this year. Check out what he had to say about directing the film below.
The announcement confirms our report that Trevorrow would be helming Episode IX. You can check out that story here.
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