LOS ANGELES — A bit of the “Star Wars” puzzle has merely fallen into place.
Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger says Tuesday that “Game of Thrones” showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are engaged on the model new “Star Wars” film anticipated in theaters in December 2022.
Iger revealed the info on the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit in New York. He moreover acknowledged he would not be commenting further.
The agency had beforehand launched that “The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson, individually, and Benioff and Weiss had been engaged on new “Star Wars” motion pictures nonetheless it wasn’t clear whose would come first.
Both, nonetheless, are anticipated to be separate from the Skywalker saga which is ready to wrap up this December with J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”