Taika Waititi’s ‘Star Wars’ Filming Reportedly Started in Early 2023

Lucasfilm reportedly looking to begin principal photography on Taika Waititi star wars movie early next year.

After the release of 2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, then Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that the movies would be going on hiatus. Lucasfilm has since shifted its focus to Disney Plus and offers several star wars shows, while the movie side remained a mystery. In May, Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy shared that Taika Waititi star wars the movie would be next after Rogue’ Squadrondelay. Waititi is co-writing the upcoming film with Krysty Wilson-Cairns.

Back to the big screen

During the press tour for Thor: Love and ThunderTaika Waititi talked a bit more about her star wars film, revealing that he is still working on the story and that it will involve new characters. Based on Waititi’s comments, it was thought the movie was still a long way off, but The Hollywood Reporter shared that he could start filming early next year. A star wars The film is still slated for December 22, 2023, but it doesn’t look like Waititi’s project will make that release date at this point.

Here is the synopsis of Thor: Love and Thunder:

The film finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on an unprecedented journey – a quest for inner peace. But his retreat is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who – to Thor’s surprise – inexplicably wields his magic hammer, Mjolnir, as Mighty. Thor. Together they embark on a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher’s revenge and stop him before it’s too late.

Directed by Taika Waititi and produced by Kevin Feige and Brad Winderbaum, the film stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Vin Diesel, Pom Klementieff, Sean Gunn and Russell Crowe.

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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