Report: Kevin Feige Developing a New Star Wars Movie

Wow, now here’s a whopper of a story. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will be working with Lucasfilm to develop a new Star Wars film. Specifics for this new project are not immediately known at this time via THR’s article aside from the quote from Alan Horn, chief creative officer and co-chairman of Walt Disney Studios, copied below.

To the surprise of no one, Kevin Feige is a huge Star Wars fan. It might surprise many, however, that the Marvel Studios chief is going to be developing a Star Wars movie as Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy makes new plans for a wave of projects set in the universe, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Feige had discussed a foray into the Star Wars universe in a late summer meeting with Kennedy and studio co-chairmen Alan Horn and Alan Bergman, sources say. In response to a query from THR, Walt Disney Studios co-chairman and chief creative officer Horn said, “We are excited about the projects Kathy and the Lucasfilm team are working on, not only in terms of Star Wars but also Indiana Jones and reaching into other parts of the company including Children of Blood and Bone with Emma Watts and Fox. With the close of the Skywalker Saga, Kathy is pursuing a new era in Star Wars storytelling, and knowing what a die-hard fan Kevin is, it made sense for these two extraordinary producers to work on a Star Wars film together.”

It will be interesting to see if this Feige film is one of the post-Episode IX Star Wars entries slated to be released in either 2024 or 2026 (we already know the 2022 release will be from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss).

We’ll be keeping a VERY close eye on this story as it develops, so stay tuned to Jedi News for more as it happens.

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Justin LaSalata
Located in New York with his wife Dianna, Justin LaSalata is the US Editor of Jedi News responsible for reporting on all areas of Star Wars related news as well as coverage from NY Comic Con and Toy Fair NY.