‘Star Wars: Episode IX’: Colin Trevorrow Confirmed to Direct

‘Star Wars: Episode IX’: Colin Trevorrow Confirmed to Direct
Jurassic World” helmer Colin Trevorrow has been confirmed as the director of “Star Wars: Episode IX,” it was announced at D23 Expo in Anaheim.

Trevorrow shepherded “Jurassic World” to becoming the third highest-grossing movie ever. His past credits include “Safety Not Guaranteed.”

“Colin is someone I’ve been interested in working with ever since I saw ‘Safety Not Guaranteed,’” Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said. “The power of that film paired with the enormous success of ‘Jurassic World’ speaks volumes about his abilities both as a storyteller and skilled filmmaker. We are thrilled to have such an incredible talent as Colin join our family and step into the Star Wars universe.”

Trevorrow added, “This is not a job or an assignment. It is a seat at a campfire, surrounded by an extraordinary group of storytellers, filmmakers, artists and craftspeople. We’ve been charged with telling new stories for a younger generation
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