Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is out this weekend, and it’s on track to kill at the box office when it comes to ticket sales. No other film launching this weekend has a chance of outperforming Episode IX — especially Cats, considering what reviewers are saying. The Rise of Skywalker isn’t quite getting ripped apart as badly as Cats in reviews, but it’s certainly not the massive success
President of Lucasfilm, Kennedy oversaw all Star Wars projects since
We already know that
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
We will take a pause, some time, and reset because the Skywalker saga comes to an end with this ninth movie. There will be other Stars Wars movies, but there will be a bit of a hiatus.
Getting back to Kennedy, a report from We Got This Covered says that
Sources close to WGTC – the same ones who said [SPOILERS] would die in The Rise of Skywalker and that [SPOILERS] would be revealed as a traitor, both of which were true – have told us that
Disneywants Kathleen Kennedy gone from Lucasfilm and while it’s not set in stone just yet that she’s on her way out the door, from what we’ve been told, there’s a ‘95% chance’ she won’t be with the company for much longer.
The report notes that