Taika Waititi Has Been Approached for a New ‘Star Wars’ Movie – Report

Now that the Skywalker Saga has ended, Disney has big decisions to make about the “Star Wars” franchise, which means finding new talent to helm whatever sprawling new stories may come.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, three-time Academy Award-nominated “Jojo Rabbit” director Taika Waititi has been approached to develop a “Star Wars” film.Lucasfilm has yet to respond to IndieWire’s request for comment.

Whatever the status, being “courted” (as THR phrased it) is far from being a done deal.

However, at this point the even the possibility is of keen interest — not only is Waititi one of Hollywood’s most most valuable directors, but “Star Wars” is also at at creative crossroads that needs direction.Back in 2017, Waititi threw shade at the “Star Wars” franchise, and his interest in ever directing one of the films, after director Colin Trevorrow got axed from helming “The Rise of Skywalker,” directed by

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