Game of Thrones fans, rejoice!
Lucasfilm announced on Tuesday that will David Benioff as well as D.B. Weiss, creators of the well-liked HBO series, will write as well as produce a fresh series of Star Wars films.
“Send a raven,” a tweet via the official Star Wars account read. “David Benioff as well as D.B. Weiss are going via Westeros to a galaxy far, far away….”
According to the announcement, the undetermined amount of films inside series will exist separate via the main episode Skywalker saga as well as the recently announced trilogy currently inside works by The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson. No Discharge dates have been set for the fresh films at This kind of time.
“David as well as Dan are some of the best storytellers working today,” Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, said in a statement. “Their command of complex characters, depth of story as well as richness of mythology will break fresh ground as well as boldly push Star Wars in ways I find incredibly exciting.”
Benioff as well as Weiss echoed the excitement in their joint statement:
“inside summer of 1977 we traveled to a galaxy far, far away, as well as we’ve been dreaming of This kind of ever since. We are honored by the opportunity, a little terrified by the responsibility, as well as so excited to get started off as soon as the final season of Game of Thrones can be complete.”
Fans of both the series as well as the film franchise had mixed reviews on the news, sharing their thoughts via Twitter. Naturally, many responded with pics as well as gifs, Photoshopping characters via Star Wars into GoT, as well as vice versa:
Interestingly enough, several Game of Thrones actors have already appeared in Star Wars, including Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma as well as Emilia Clarke as Qi’ra inside upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story.
While we’ll still have to wait quite awhile to hear more details about Benioff as well as Weiss’ Star Wars movies (the eighth as well as final season of GoT doesn’t even air until 2019!), the first official trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story dropped on Monday, as well as we already have a lot of thoughts.
Press play on the video below to watch our breakdown of the trailer, which features everything via a peek at young Han Solo’s (Alden Ehrenreich) early encounters with Chewbacca to first looks at Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover) as well as Qi’ra (Clarke).