Colin Trevorrow Out as Director of Star Wars: Episode IX

Today Lucasfilm released a statement on that Colin Trevorrow is no longer directing Star Wars: Episode IX.

Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX. Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ. We wish Colin the best and will be sharing more information about the film soon.

This announcement marks the fourth director change in the Star Wars galaxy in recent years. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story had Tony Gilroy picking up the baton from Gareth Edwards for reshoots. Josh Trank was taken off of an untitled Star Wars anthology film after his disturbing behavior on Fox’s Fantastic Four reboot. Most recently Phil Lord and Chris Miller were taken off of the Han Solo stand-alone film.

Trevorrow was first rumored to be in trouble as the director after the disappointing results of The Book of Henry. There are rumored to be script issues between Trevorrow and the Star Wars team. In August Jack Thorne was tapped to do rewrites after Trevorrow had taken several stabs at it. According to numerous outlets, the relationship between Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy led to his ultimate dismissal.

With Colin Trevorrow no longer at the helm of Star Wars: Episode IX, who do you think should be tapped to replace him? Let us know in the comments.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest

Share your thoughts and comment!

Mr. DAPs

Mr. DAPs

Hi, I'm Mr. DAPs, the Founder, and Editor in Chief of DAPS MAGIC! I can be regularly found at Disneyland with my hat and bow tie taking pictures and simply enjoying the Happiest Place on Earth. I'm also the weekly host of GEEKS CORNER and your Disney reporter for DISNEY REPORTER on DAPS MAGIC's YouTube channel. I am also now honored to announced that I'm a Brand Ambassador with Her Universe! Find me on Twitter and Instagram. as I'd love to connect with you. Make sure and say hi!






Top Posts & Pages
The History of the Candlelight Ceremony at Disneyland
Knott's Berry Farm Updates Policies for Face Coverings
New Baby Boy Giraffe Welcomed to Disney's Animal Kingdom
Disneyland Paris Opens Disney's Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel
Gold "Disney Fab 50" Sculptures to Debut at Walt Disney World Resort for 50th-Anniversary Celebration
Walt Disney World Announces Two Nighttime Spectaculars for 50th Anniversary Celebration
Disney KiteTails Soaring to Disney's Animal Kingdom for Walt Disney World's 50th Anniversary Celebration
Disney Announces New Books Ahead of Walt Disney World Resort's 50th-Anniversary Celebration