Star Wars fans have been asking for years for anything based on “Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic,” which was set thousands of years before the Galactic Empire, whether it’s a role-paying video game, TV show, film or any other type of entertainment that could be scrapped together. Now, Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm, has confirmed the company is actually trying to put something together.
During Star Wars Celebration 2019, Kennedy was interviewed by MTV News’ Josh Horowitz, who asked Kennedy outright if the company was “developing any projects around Knights the of Old Republic.” Kennedy replied, “You know, we talk about that all the time. Yes, we are developing something to look at.” Now, what exactly the company is developing is unknown as Kennedy did not elaborate in the interview. However, the possibility is still out there!
Kennedy continued, “Right now, I have no idea where things might fall…But we have to be careful that there is a cadence to Star Wars that doesn’t start to feel like too much.”
#Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy talked to us about the future of #StarWars – including a Knights of the Old Republic movie and female filmmakers taking the helm, as well as Palpatine’s surprise return in the trailer for @StarWars #EpisodeIX pic.twitter.com/HCjEhdlRv7
— MTV NEWS (@MTVNEWS) April 16, 2019
Currently, Lucasfilm has been working with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson and “Game of Thrones” showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss on their two new trilogies coming out in theaters. And as stated by Nerdist, these both could potentially take up the next 10 years for their own releases. Where a possible “Knights of the Old Republic” film could fall into this timeline is unknown.
As we learned last year, the company will no longer be producing multiple Star Wars films back-to-back after the failure at the box office with “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” However, this could point more heavily to a video game or another live-action TV show for Disney+. Although, at this point, that is only speculation.
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Source: MTV News, Nerdist