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Following the disappointing field workplace and demanding reception of Solo: A Star Wars StoryDisney and Lucasfilm are reportedly placing future spinoff film plans on maintain.

A supply tells Collider standalone Star Wars movies are being placed on the back-burner so Lucasfilm can give attention to the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX and the deliberate trilogy to observe. That means the rumoured long-desired Obi-Wan Kenobi spinoff that was in improvement has been shelved with the artistic groups who had been engaged on the movie “no longer involved.” The Boba Fett film that Logan director James Mangold was reportedly engaged on previous to the discharge of Solo has additionally been paused.

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Originally introduced as standalone anthology movies that will function outdoors the principle Star Wars franchise, the format of spinoff movies (which embrace Rogue One and Solo) is allegedly being revisited.

Solowhich bowed on May 25 to mixed-to-positive evaluations fell wanting expectations on the field workplace, incomes $192.eight million in its first 4 weeks of launch. By comparability, Rogue One had earned $424 million in the identical timeframe. However, some speculate Solo suffered from its May launch date, coming simply 5 months after the discharge of The Last Jedi and in direct competitors with different main field workplace attracts like Avengers: Infinity War and Deadpool 2.

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While the spinoffs could also be on maintain, it’s full steam forward on the subsequent six Star Wars movies which embrace a trilogy from Last Jedi director Rian Johnson and yet one more set of movies from Game Of Thrones writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

Star Wars: Episode IX will conclude the story arc begun in The Force Awakens when it opens in theatres in December 2019.

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