Jon Favreau Makes Live-action Star Wars Series For Disney Streaming Service

Posted: Mar 8 2018, 9:30am CST | by , in News | Latest Movie News

 
Jon Favreau Makes live-action Star Wars series for Disney Streaming Service
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Iron Man director executive produces and writes Star Wars series.

Disney applies the Star Wars power to its new direct-to-consumer platform. Lucasfilm announced today that Emmy-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau has signed on to executive produce and write a live-action Star Wars series.

Favreau is no stranger to the Star Wars galaxy having played roles in both the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story.

“I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform,” says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. “Jon brings the perfect mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star Wars universe. This series will allow Jon the chance to work with a diverse group of writers and directors and give Lucasfilm the opportunity to build a robust talent base.”

Favreau is thrilled to be returning to the Star Wars galaxy: “If you told me at 11 years old that I would be getting to tell stories in the Star Wars universe, I wouldn’t have believed you. I can’t wait to embark upon this exciting adventure.”

The untitled Star Wars live-action series does not yet have a release date.

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