Set to appear on Disney’s upcoming streaming service, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has stated: “I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform. Jon brings the perfect mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star Wars universe. This series will allow Jon the chance to work with a diverse group of writers and directors and give Lucasfilm the opportunity to build a robust talent base.”
Favreau has appeared in brief cameos in the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars series as well as the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story in a voiceover. Disney and Lucasfilm have not released many details, some of which include a date for the new Star Wars live-action series. In related news, The legendary John Williams will quit composing for Star Wars following Episode IX.
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