Taika Waititi teases new characters in ‘Star Wars’; says they’ll ‘expand the universe’

Veteran filmmaker Taika Waititi is all set to develop the Star Wars universe with the introduction of recent characters and by taking a detour from the pre-existing blueprint of the epic house franchise. Waititi lately claimed that the movie he will probably be helming will supply ‘one thing new’ to all followers to seal and safe Star Wars‘ future. According to Deadline, Taika Waititi said that he feared that the franchise will turn into a ‘small story’ if it have been to function the identical stars from earlier than.

Taika Waititi teases new characters in Star Wars universe 

In a latest dialog with Total Film, the director mentioned, “Look, I believe for the Star Wars universe to develop, it has to develop. I do not suppose that I’m any use within the Star Wars universe making a movie the place everybody’s like, ‘Oh nice, nicely that is the blueprints to the Millennium Falcon, ah that is Chewbacca’s grandmother.’ That all stands alone.”

He continued, “I wish to take one thing new and create some new characters and simply develop the world, in any other case it feels prefer it’s a really small story.”

Not simply Waititi, however Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy additionally iterated that they are drawing to an in depth on the saga initially created by George Lucas within the 90s and transferring forward with storytelling within the Star Wars universe. With a path of TV collection, motion pictures, publishing and video video games curated across the franchise, it now not is restricted to the three-film arcs.

Kennedy added, “I hesitate to make use of the phrase trilogies anymore as a result of Star Wars is far more about persistent storytelling.” She additionally talked about that they’ve a ‘street map’ any further, with Taika’s challenge becoming completely into their imaginative and prescient. For the unversed, Taika’s affiliation with Star Wars is not his first one within the franchise. He has beforehand helmed an episode of The Mandalorian, the place he additionally voiced the character,  IG-11.  He is at the moment gearing up for the discharge of Chris Hemsworth’s Thor: Love and Thunder. 

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