It is one of the most anticipated novelties. Star Wars projects, but now it looks like Patty Jenkins Rogue Squad will be delayed. The film was first announced during Disney Investor’s Day in December 2020 with an impressive trailer where Jenkins explained why she was excited to take on the Rogue Squad film.
Patty Jenkins and writer Matthew Robinson have been developing Rogue Squad for Lucasfilm for over a year, with the goal of starting production in 2022. It was due to go into pre-production by the end of this year. But the producers and filmmaking team have realized that Jenkins’ schedule and other commitments would prevent him from directing the film during that production window. As a result, Rogue Squad it has been, at least temporarily, withdrawn from the production schedule.
It is not clear what commitments are being met Patty jenkins to be able to work in Rogue Squad. She is committed to working on the third Wonder Woman film for Warner Brothers. She also has an engagement to a Cleopatra feature for Paramount. Reportedly, Wonder woman 3 I was supposed to follow Rogue Squad on the Jenkins production show, but with Lucasfilm production currently off the show, that could change.
Rogue Squad it was supposed to be the first movie release since The rise of Skywalker, and currently has a release date of December 22, 2023. Despite being out of the production schedule, Rogue Squad it still appears with that release date. Obviously, things can still change as plans change.
Currently, it is unclear if Lucasfilm has another Star Wars production that can take the place of Rogue Squad in case Jenkins can’t complete the movie in time for that release date. There are Star Wars movies currently in development by Taika Waititi and Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige, among others, however, it is not yet clear how far along is the production of any of those projects or if any of them would be ready to go. weather.
While Lucasfilm’s cinematic side is currently unclear, its television side is doing quite well with The mandalorian leading a number of successful shows on Disney +, although the shows have not been without controversy, they have rekindled interest in the Star Wars properties. After the divisive sequel trilogy, The mandalorian returned the emotion to Star WarsAnd, with the end of season 2, he redeemed the character of Luke Skywalker in the eyes of many fans.
Still, Star Wars looks best on the big screen, and the news that the next big-screen adventure is delayed is heartbreaking, especially after the disappointments of the last three films. The announcement of Rogue Squad he had been met with great emotion. Little is known about the project yet, but the Rogue Squadron books were loved by fans and the hope was that Jenkins would build on those stories, at least in style.
Still, Jenkins’ passion for the film was palpable. Hopefully, you can clear your schedule so production can begin on Rogue Squad in 2022 as planned.
In the meantime, Star Wars returns to Disney + in December in the form of Boba Fett’s book. This news originated in The Hollywood Reporter.
Topics: Rogue Squad, Star Wars