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Jon Favreau appointed as writer/producer on Star Wars show

By Alex Wiggan

Jon Favreau is to write and produce a live-action Star Wars movie.

Speaking to Star Wars.com, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, said: “I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform.”

She added: “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 said: “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 live-action series is yet to have a release date or title. More details as they emerge.

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About the author: Alex Wiggan has written blog posts for Honcho-SFX blog since October 2014. He likes writing, eating pizza and watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Sometimes in that order.

 

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