28 November 2012 3:53 PM, PST | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Finally, we get some news about what interests Me – after today’s almost-confirmed news of Matthew Vaughn directing Star Wars: Episode VII, it appears that Disney has plans far bigger than a third Star Wars trilogy, now that we all know that the studio has acquired Lucasfilm.

It was confirmed last week that Lawrence Kasdan (co-writer of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi) and Simon Kinberg (co-writer of Sherlock Holmes) are writing new Star Wars installments in addition to Episode VII – which is being scripted by Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3).

Now we’re hearing that those projects might not be Episodes VIII and IX after all; instead, Kasdan and Kinberg could be writing separate films that also take place “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away”.

According to THR, Kasdan and Kinberg are “not necessarily” working on Episodes VIII & IX; but rather, their »

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