Guillermo del Toro reveals scrapped Star Wars movie

Oscar-successful filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has verified that he was indeed attached to immediate a Star Wars Film but that the task was scrapped “quite a few moons back.”

Lately, screenwriter David S. Goyer, who is greatest acknowledged for his perform on Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy as nicely as Gentleman of Metal and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, uncovered that he had created a screenplay for a Star Wars flick with del Toro attached to direct.

“There was just a large amount of driving-the-scenes things going on at Lucasfilm at the time. But it truly is a interesting script,” Goyer reported. Now, del Toro himself has taken to social media and verified this to be genuine.

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“True. Can’t say a great deal. Perhaps two letters “J” and “BB” is that 3 letters?” del Toro wrote just before including: “BTW This is Numerous, A lot of moons in the past… about 6 several years or so…”

This is just one particular of several “virtually” eventualities that performed out in the earning of Star Wars movies. Formerly, David Lynch turned down the likelihood to direct Return of the Jedi while Colin Trevorrow was at first meant to helm episode 9 of Disney’s sequel trilogy.

In the meantime, Taika Waititi’s Star Wars film, which has been in the operates for some time now, is reportedly nevertheless in improvement.

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Earlier this yr, Waititi explained: “I’ve obtained a really very good idea for it. It can be just as with all movies, it can be this center component. You’re like: ‘What’s going to materialize?’ And then you glance at all of those people movies that are so great, you’re like: ‘Well, I guess they can’t meet some smuggler with an alien sidekick’.”

For now, Star Wars supporters will have to information by themselves with the at the moment airing Disney+ collection Ahsoka, which has been greeted with constructive evaluations.

This follows the rapturous reception that Andor acquired, giving lovers hope that the identify of Star Wars has been rejuvenated. Enthusiasts will hope that continues with the impending trilogy of Star Wars videos.

Star Wars: The Increase of Skywalker and the overall Skywalker Saga are out there on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K now, as effectively as on Disney+.

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