Best known for directing Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok and winning the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar last year for Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi has officially signed on to direct a new theatrical live-action Star Wars movie.

No stranger to the Star Wars universe, Waititi directed the season finale of the highly successful Disney+ series The Mandalorian.

In addition to helming the film, Waititi will also co-write the screenplay alongside Krysty Wilson-Cairns (1917)

Stay tuned.

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter

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