Although we’re nonetheless a number of months away from closing out the Skywalker Saga with The Rise of Skywalker, Lucasfilm is already wanting in direction of the longer term and tonight, it’s been confirmed that they’re certainly engaged on a film primarily based on Star Wars: Knights Of The Outdated Republic.
It’s been an extended, very long time since EA and BioWare first launched the cult RPG online game and through the years, we’ve seen two extra additions added to the KOTOR universe within the type of Star Wars: Knights of the Outdated Republic II: The Sith Lords and MMO spinoff, Star Wars: The Outdated Republic. Nevertheless, regardless of intense demand from followers, we’ve nonetheless by no means seen a correct movie or TV adaptation.
That’s all about to alter, although, because the studio’s employed Laeta Kalogridis (Terminator Genisys, Shutter Island) to pen a script for a Knights of the Outdated Republic film. The information comes from BuzzFeed, who notice that the scribe is sort of completed along with her work and there are already plans to show it right into a trilogy, granted the primary outing performs nicely sufficient.
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What’s nonetheless unclear is that if this KOTOR movie will probably be a part of Rian Johnson or David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ upcoming trilogy, or stand aside as its personal trilogy. Given what we all know in regards to the franchise’s launch schedule for the subsequent few years, although, it definitely doesn’t appear like there’s room for a 3rd trilogy on the slate so we think about the Knights of the Outdated Republic film will fall to the Recreation of Thrones creators.
Then once more, who is aware of? It’s too early to say for certain and once more, it’s nonetheless a bit unclear the place it’ll slot in within the grand scheme of issues. Earlier than we fear an excessive amount of about what’s subsequent for the collection although, and the way this Knights of the Outdated Republic movie will play out, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is about to carry the present period to a detailed when it blasts into theaters on December 20th.