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Anthology film #2 to focus on Boba Fett?

Just a quick note to say that Jeff Sneider at The Wrap is reporting that Anthology film #2, codenamed “Tin Can” and written by Simon Kinberg, will be about Boba Fett. Presumably this was to be announced at Celebration Anaheim before Josh Trank left the project. Once again I direct your attention to the noir-ish…

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Anthology #2 moved to 2019?

As part of the reporting on Josh Trank’s departure from the “Tin Can” Anthology film was a mention by Variety that the film has been moved to a 2019 release date (from 2018). This leaves a hole in the release schedule, since Episode VIII is slated for release on May 26, 2017 and Episode IX…

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Anthology film #2 codename revealed

Jason at Making Star Wars has revealed the codename for Josh Trank’s entry in the Anthology Series: “Tin Can”. (And make no mistake, Trank will be directing it.) Here are my (rather safe) assumptions: It’ll be about Han Solo and the Millennium Falcon It’ll be set prior to Star Wars: A New Hope It’ll be…

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Will Josh Trank get to direct his Star Wars standalone film?

Earlier this year, Josh Trank was named as the director on the second Star Wars standalone film, set to be released in 2018. Trank had previously directed Chronicle and was (at the time) shooting the Fox reboot The Fantastic Four, with a screenplay co-written by Rebels Executive Producer Simon Kinberg. Kinberg apparently recommended Trank to…

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Kinberg confirmed as writing Trank’s standalone?

With the recent Sony email hack, a lot of industry gossip has leaked (as well as other embarrassing moments). The Daily Beast today posted this excerpt taken from an email by Michael De Luca, the President of Production for Columbia Pictures, to Amy Pascal, the co-chair of Sony Pictures: Star Wars: Any studio would have…

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Josh Trank to direct spinoff

This is rather surprising news. Lucasfilm have just announced Josh Trank as the director for another spinoff film. Trank previously directed Chronicle in 2012 and is currently filming the upcoming Fantastic Four movie (from a screenplay co-written by Simon Kinberg). Here’s a 2012 interview with Trank where he name-checks Star Wars quite a bit: So…