Star Wars: The Last Jedi Director Rian Johnson seems pretty eager to make a Star Wars TV series at some point if the opportunity comes.
The award-winning helmsman spoke with the hollywood reporter about your knives out continuation, Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mysterywhere he addressed whether there is any potential interest in working in another Star Wars Project. According to Johnson, he would love to do something, but his schedule is very busy these days. “I would do a Star Wars anything,” he enthused. “And if I had an idea that I was excited about, that would work better as a show than a movie, I would do it that way. At the moment, we are between making the next Benoit Blanc film and thinking about Poker face.”
The possible return of Rian Johnson to Star Wars
Johnson’s entry into the Sequel trilogy, star wars: the last jedi, became one of the most successful installments of thstar Wars franchise, grossing more than $1.33 billion worldwide since its release in December 2017. The director says he has kept in touch with Lucasfilm president Kathy Kennedy and remains open to another potential franchise project due to how much he loved working at Star Wars: The Last Jedi. “I still hang out with kathy [Kennedy] and have conversations,” he said. “Who knows? Making the last jedi It was the best experience of my life, so I should be very lucky.”
Should Johnson have the opportunity to work in a Star Wars TV series, the show would join several recent shows related to the franchise. Some of that programming includes live action series like the mandalorian, Obi Wan Kenobi Y Andor. the mandalorian is about to enter season 3, which will premiere in February 2023. Obi Wan Kenobi aired for six episodes spanning the past May and June. In the meantime, Andor concludes season 1 on November 23 with no confirmation of when season 2 will arrive.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi it featured Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, John Boyega as Finn, Daisy Ridley as Rey, and the late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia. The film won a number of accolades, including multiple Empire and Saturn Awards, with Johnson taking home Best Director at the former in 2018. It also received four nominations at the 90th Academy Awards and a Grammy nomination.
For now, Johnson is promoting the sequel to his 2019 mystery film, knives out, which he co-produced with Ram Bergman. The film centered on Detective Benoit Blanc, who investigated the death of a patriarch within a wealthy but dysfunctional family. It generated $311.4 million at the worldwide box office, garnering widespread critical acclaim, and earned Johnson eight different awards between 2019 and 2020. The follow-up, Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mysteryfeatures former lead actor from the james link franchise Daniel Craig (Benoit Blanc), Madelyn Cline (Whiskey) and Kate Hudson (Birdie Jay). Before the presentation of the sequel, Johnson began promoting a third knives out movie.
Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mystery opens in theaters on November 23 and will begin streaming on Netflix on December 23. Star Wars the franchise can broadcast Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video.
Font: the hollywood reporter