Followers of Star Wars: Knights of the Outdated Republic didn’t have to attend lengthy for extra information on a movie adaptation of the favored recreation.
Mere weeks after Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that one thing was in improvement, Buzzfeed Information reviews that Laeta Kalogridis, who wrote Alita: Battle Angel and an upcoming Avatar sequel, is “near ending the primary script of a possible KOTOR trilogy, in keeping with three sources.” We’ve reached out to Lucasfilm for remark and can replace if and once we hear again.
Assuming it’s true, Kalogridis would be the second lady to jot down a Star Wars film after Leigh Brackett co-wrote The Empire Strikes Again with Lawrence Kasdan.
There’s no phrase on, nicely, something actually. That features how trustworthy Kalogridis’ script is likely to be to the sport, which tells an epic story of a battle between the Jedi and Sith 1000’s of years earlier than any occasions within the movies. Contemplating how a lot of the Expanded Universe has been handled by Lucasfilm’s present strategy (although Knights of the Outdated Republic is a title that, at instances, sits in a gray space between canon and EU), one can think about some concepts shall be taken and others ignored. The one factor that’s essential to distinguishing KOTOR is the time interval. It’s received to be outdated, outdated, outdated.
Additionally, although many might speculate that Kalogridis could possibly be writing the movie for David Benioff and D. B. Weiss (or Rian Johnson for that matter), the Buzzfeed article means that’s not the case. “Whereas there are a lot of corners of the formidable Star Wars web which have speculated that Benioff and Weiss would be the stewards of KOTOR, Kalogridis was employed in spring 2018 to develop the property,” the location writes. Nevertheless, that’s odd as a result of information of Benioff and Weiss being employed was in February 2018, which strains up. The important thing right here is they’re writing their films and she or he’s penning this one. So it’s totally different.
Which suggests it’s very doubtless we are able to now add a 3rd Star Wars trilogy that’s within the works post-Skywalker Saga. What do you assume?
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