Favreau is not a stranger to the Star Wars universe, having played roles in both the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story. The untitled “Star Wars” live-action series does not yet have a release date. Related News
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Published: March 10, 2018 10:09 am
Jon Favreau is excited to write a live-action ‘Star Wars’ series for Disney. I can’t wait to embark upon this exciting adventure,” Favreau said in a statement. Favreau, 51, whose directorial credits also includes Iron Man and Iron Man 2, will also executive produce the series which will be launched on Disney’s streaming platform. This series will allow Jon the chance to work with a diverse group of writers and directors and give Lucasfilm the opportunity to build a robust talent base,” she added. “Jon brings the perfect mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star Wars universe.