After the disappointing box office performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story, a new report says Lucasfilm has put all future Star Wars Story standalone movies on hold. That means, at least for now, no Boba Fett movie, no Obi-Wan movie, and no Solo spinoffs.
Sounds like we won’t be seeing an Obi-Wan movie any time soon. Photo: Fox
We contacted Disney and Lucasfilm for comment but had not received a response at time of writing.
Those two series are still in development and, according to the report, are likely to lead the next phase of the Star Wars saga.
In the immediate future, J.J. Abrams Star Wars: Episode IX is still coming in December 2019. After that? Maybe Star Wars takes a year off or maybe Johnson’s first movie comes out. (It’s doubtful Benioff and Weiss’ series could be out that soon considering they will be finishing Game of Thrones well into 2019).
But Star Wars isn’t going away. Not by a long shot. The new Dave Filoni animated series Star Wars Resistance premieres later this year, and the Jon Favreau live-action show is getting closer and closer to becoming a real thing.
Basically, if this report is true, Star Wars is simply letting the past die, and killing it if they have to.