Report: Empire Strikes Back Writer Could Be Working On New Star Wars Spinoff

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Let the Star Wars rumor mill continue to churn. A couple of weeks ago, rumors suggested that Disney had tapped Empire Strikes Back writer Lawrence Kasdan and X-Men writer Simon Kinberg to write new Star Wars movies. Disney has said they plan to release a new Star Wars every two to three years.

But wait! Now The Hollywood Reporter says that Kasdan and Kinberg might not be writing Episode VIII or Episode IX: they're working on spinoff projects that might wind up being new entities entirely.


"Their scripts could turn into official 'Episodes' in the main Skywalker storyline, or they could form the basis for spinoffs focusing on side characters," THR writes.

Star Wars: The Boba Fett Experience? R2D2 Strikes Back? The possibilities are endless.

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nice way to trash a good franchise