The exciting news was announced on the Star Wars Twitter account revealing that Taika Waititi will direct a new Star Wars movie. Academy Award winner Taika Waititi, who recently won Best Adapted Screenplay for “Jojo Rabbit” and directed the widely-acclaimed first season finale episode of “The Mandalorian” on Disney+.
Waititi will direct and co-write a new Star Wars feature film for theatrical release with Academy Award nominee Krysty Wilson-Cairns (“1917”). Waititi also directed “Thor: Ragnarok”.
The news was announced today, May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day.