It’s been officially revealed by Lucasfilm that Leslye Headland is working on a Star Wars TV show for Disney Plus which is great news.
It had been reported earlier that Leslye Headland was working on a new Star Wars series.
However, nothing had been officially revealed by Lucasfilm or Disney.
In fact, there were stories that Disney’s executives were annoyed that the story even leaked.
It had been reported by WDW Pro on the WDW Magic Forums (via Bounding Into Comics) that a source told him that “both Bob Iger and Bob Chapek are unhappy with Lucasfilm and there is faster than normal movement going on to get high level meetings going.”
He then went on to say that Iger and Chapek were “livid”.
WDW Pro added: “The term used was ‘livid’ but I just can’t imagine what they could possibly have done.”
Leslye Headland’s Star Wars show officially revealed by Lucasfilm
Another transmission, Emmy Award winner @LeslyeHeadland to write, produce, and serve as showrunner for new untitled Star Wars series in development for #DisneyPlus: https://t.co/o3Exz8ndy9 pic.twitter.com/NM8uIJBGez
— Star Wars (@starwars) May 4, 2020
Anyway, they’ve since officially made the announcement that Leslye Headland would be working on a female-led Star Wars show Star Wars’ official website.
Headland was one of the co-creators of the brilliant Netflix show, Russian Doll.
Lucasfilm also announced that Taika Waititi was going to be directing a Star Wars movie.
He’d be working on this film’s script with 1917’s co-writer, Krysty Wilson-Cairns.
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