Matthew Robinson has been revealed as the writer on the upcoming Star Wars: Rogue Squadron film from Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins.
The Star Wars franchise will live on Disney Plus for the next few years, with several shows currently filming. Lucasfilm has a few projects planned for the big screen as well, with Star Wars: Rogue Squadron up first for 2023. When the project was initially announced back in December, Patty Jenkins was also revealed as the director, but details were quiet on who the writer was.
The Hollywood Reporter has now shared that Matthew Robinson will write Patty Jenkins’ Rogue Squadron film. Robinson’s resume includes The Invention of Lying, Love and Monsters, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and the upcoming Edge of Tomorrow sequel. The Star Wars film will reportedly begin pre-production this fall and start principal photography in 2022.
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Here is the official synopsis for the last feature in the franchise, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:
Lucasfilm and director J. J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.
Directed by J. J. Abrams, Episode IX stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. The late Carrie Fisher appears as General Leia Organa by using previously unreleased footage shot for The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron is scheduled to hit theaters on December 22, 2023. Stay tuned for all the latest news on Patty Jenkins’ film and the franchise’s future. You can also subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content!
Source: The Hollywood Reporter