Next star Wars the film will be directed by previously announced Taika Waititi, and the news comes in handy. star Wars The franchise has been in a strange state of late. The trilogy, which was supposed to be written by Rian Johnson, has now been put on the back burner due to a number of factors. For a while, the franchise felt like it might be oversaturated with releases after a rather long hiatus.
It looks like Disney is looking to fix this in the future. Instead of immediately releasing another trilogy, they’re going to do some one-off films and continue their TV series for Disney+. While we’re not exactly sure about the details of the plot yet, the fact that Taika Waititi is set to direct is enough on its own.
Taika Waititi is such a strange case. It is impressive that he has gone from an indie outsider in the industry to a full force of nature. Jemaine Clement fans got into it early thanks to What are we doing in the shadowsbut soon everyone knew who he was.
Thor: Ragnarok is still one of the most popular jobs in the MCU, and Taika Waititi has a lot to do with it as a director. He deviated from the formula that movies are stuck on and did more than the sum of its parts. Then, jojo rabbit came out, which really cemented Waititi as a great director. At that moment, he was someone to keep an eye on in the future if he wasn’t already on your radar. His next film Thor: Love and Thunderopens in theaters in July.