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'Star Wars' Live Action Series In the Works From Jon Favreau!

'Star Wars' Live Action Series In the Works From Jon Favreau!

Jon Favreau is set to executive produce and write a live action Star Wars series!

“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,” Jon said in a statement about the opportunity.

“I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform,” Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy 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.”

The series will debut on Disney’s new direct-to-consumer platform, and does not yet have a title or a release date. Stay tuned!

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