Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof is making a Star Wars movie with director confirmed

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The co-creator of Lost, Damon Lindelof is writing and producing a new Star Wars movie with Ms. Marvel’s Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy directing.

Deadline has recently detected a disturbance in the force, reporting that Lindelof’s long-rumored Star Wars movie is finally in the works. Lindelof is said to have teamed up with an unannounced screenwriter to pen the film’s script in collaboration with the director of Ms. Marvel.

Ms. Marvel helmer Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has reportedly been set as director.

It is not yet known what the new movie will be about or when exactly it will be releasedbut Deadline notes that the project has received the “biggest push” of all the movies currently in development at Lucasfilm, including Taika Waititi’s Star Wars feature and Patty Jenkins’s, which was recently pulled from the schedule. of Disney premieres.

Rumors that Lindelof was going to work on a Star Wars movie surfaced in March, when reports revealed that she had contacted him about creating a new installment in the Star Wars universe after publicly saying she’d like to work on it. in that universe. At the time, he joked, “Maybe a decade from now, when I’m no longer blamed for screwing it up. That would be awesome.”

Lindelof is a polarizing figure for many when it comes to the world of entertainment. His most recent projects, such as Watchmen and The Leftovers, are often among the most acclaimed shows on television, while his controversial ending to Lost and the controversial Star Trek: Into Darkness have caused some fans to question his work over the years. the years.

Lindelof’s adventure in the galaxy far, far away remains to be seen, but it looks like it will fit perfectly into Lucasfilm’s master plan for the Star Wars franchise. The studio has taken a break from movies in recent years and turned to television with Disney+ series The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Andor, and many more still on the way.

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