Patty Jenkins’ Star Wars: Rogue Squadron movie delayed

The next Star Wars film appears to have actually struck a snag. The Patty Jenkins-directed Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, initially slated to strike theater around at the end of 2023, has actually been postponed, according to a report from The Hollywood Press reporter.

THR showed that scheduling disputes and other dedications are to blame for the hold-up, which Rogue Squadron won’t shoot next year, as formerly prepared. Jenkins’ other recognized directing responsibilities consist of a 3rd Marvel Lady film for Warner Bros. and a Cleopatra film for Paramount. Disney and Lucasfilm have actually not revealed a brand-new date for the next Star Wars movie, which would have been the very first to strike theaters considering that 2019’s Star Wars: The Increase of Skywalker.

Disney revealed Rogue Squadron in December 2020, with Jenkins and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy explaining the job as a fighter-pilot film and embeded in a “future era” of the Star Wars galaxy. Jenkins informed IGN in an interview in 2015 that her take on Rogue Squadron — a Rebel Alliance starfighter squadron established by Luke Skywalker — was an initial story “with great influence from the games and the books.”

Lucasfilm has at least 2 other Star Wars movie jobs in the works, consisting of one being led by writer-director Taika Waititi — who likewise has an extremely complete movie slate — and another being established by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, neither of which are dated. Oh, and Rian Johnson is still in theory connected to do something with Star Wars, however has 2 Knives Out follows up to finish.

Much of Star Wars’ verified live-action future seems produced tv, with upcoming Disney Plus series based upon Boba Fett, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka Tano, Lando Calrissian, and Cassian Andor.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.