After receiving some good news from Disney last year about new Star Wars projects, it seems as if the rewards for the franchise's fans are not ending any time soon.
Recently, it was announced that a new Star Wars movie is in the works. And the best part is that it is being written and directed by Taika Waititi.
Keep scrolling to find out when it will be released...
Star Wars is one of the biggest franchises of all time.It all started in 1977, with the first, eponymous movie – and it quickly became a widespread phenomenon.
Since then, there have been many iterations.
via: imdbThe first film, now known as Episode Four, was followed by 2 sequels. These 3 movies are now known as the original trilogy.
The movies were universally acclaimed.
via: imdbThey featured tons of amazing early special effect sequences, plus fascinating and deeply human character studies.
They also featured an all-star cast.
via: imdbHarrison Ford as Han Solo was a perfect choice, and fans still look back on this era fondly.
The original trilogy was followed by more films.The next part of the Star Wars franchise was a trilogy of prequel movies, which were released between 1999 and 2005 and were all a commercial success.
The franchise has since had several more revivals.
via: imdbMost recently, the sequel trilogy of movies came out between 2015 and 2019, alongside two theatrical anthology films, Rogue One and Solo.
The third installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy and final movie in the Skywalker saga, The Rise of Skywalker, is heading to theaters this month.
via: imdbThe movie will see the Resistance face the First Order once again, and the end of the ancient conflict between the Jedi and the Sith.
Last year, Disney held its biannual D23 Expo and it revealed some exciting projects...
via: Getty ImagesThe event was host to an array of exciting announcements from the Hollywood studio.
The 3-day event was jam-packed with tantalizing sneak peaks, previews, and teasers.
But nowhere did they mention that there was going to be a new Star Wars film hitting the big screens soon.But I guess it makes sense that the news was revealed on May 4th, right?
Disney made the special announcement.
Not only that, but he will also be co-writing the entire thing.
This is set to be one hell of a collaboration.
He has always had a very good bond with Disney.
Obviously, everyone's beyond excited...
@TaikaWaititi making a new #starwars movie is perfect. He will bring the action, humor, and a fresh new take. This… https://t.co/nEoPeqTid1— Movie Meals Al (@Movie Meals Al)1588609384.0
This tweet aged really well...
If we do not get an announcement tomorrow for a new series, a new movie, or anything Star Wars related, I’m gonna r… https://t.co/oULwhio6pk— CenturyBoy (@CenturyBoy)1588530430.0
Others expressed their love for the director...
Taika Waititi went from wanting to make a star wars movie to impress his parents to directing an episode from the m… https://t.co/t39OYDmCQ8— Mahoy (@Mahoy)1588611067.0
Some even had some advice for him...
hey @TaikaWaititi can you bring in @dave_filoni on your new star wars movie. please. the fans will love you. it wil… https://t.co/m8V3nu0ara— Guitar Guy Nick (@Guitar Guy Nick)1588610724.0