Steven Knight writes film after Damon Lindelof’s death – The Hollywood Reporter
One of Lucasfilm’s upcoming films Star Wars features have found a new writer, with Top notch blind creator Steven Knight joined. Knight will write the script for the project from Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who has also directed episodes of Miss Marvel.
This move comes after the departure of Lost’Damon Lindelof and rising writer Justin Britt-Gibson have left the project. Lindelof began work on the film in July 2022, secretly holding a two-week meeting with the writers to break down a story before he and Britt-Gibson began writing the script that sources say The news says it will take place after 2019 Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker.
The Rise of Skywalker is a turning point for Star Warsas it ends Skywalker Saga begins with the original 1977 film. The Rise of Skywalker opened just a few weeks after the Disney+ era of Star Wars starts with PalestiniansThe breakout hit helped power the streaming service to become its flagship show, and has largely become a phenomenon for Baby Yoda.
No date has been set for the film, although Disney has Star Wars the film is set for December 19, 2025. The move comes ahead of next month’s Star Wars Celebration in London, where Lucasfilm is expected to reveal more about its on-screen plans your wide picture.
In addition to the historical drama Cillian Murphy Top notch blindKnight is known for his Oscar-nominated screenplay Pretty dirty stuffand for penning features like Spencer and create TV series like Jason Momoa’s Apple TV+ series See. He is represented by the CAA, United Agents of the United Kingdom and Nelson Davis.
Diversity first reported the news.