Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg were recently announced to be scripting projects for the Star Wars universe. Most of us assumed that was “Episode VIII and IX” . But now news comes that they will be focusing on side characters. Which leads me to this. Back when this news first started, they said we could expect a Star Wars film at least every two or three years and a couple films from LucasFilms a year after Episode VII. This sounds like they may be taking “The Avengers” route and creating films around individual characters and perhaps having them come together for Episodes VIII and IX.

Lukas Eggen can be reached at eggen.lukas@gmail.com.

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