The Most Exciting Thing About Rian Johnson’s Next ‘Star Wars’ Gig


When Star Wars Episode IX found itself in need of a new director and writer this summer, fans were hopeful that Lucasfilm might choose a filmmaker whose sensibilities felt appropriate to the galaxy far, far away. One of the early assumptions, or pipe dreams, was that the job might go Rian Johnson. Who better than the man writing and directing the next film in the franchise, The Last Jedi, to shepherd the new trilogy to its conclusion? More