‘Sleight’ Director to Helm Star Wars Film

February 21, 2020

According to Deadline the Star Wars franchise may be getting its first black film director. From Deadline.com, “Deadline has confirmed that a new Star Wars feature is in the works with Sleight filmmaker J.D. Dillard and Luke Cage and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. scribe Matt Owens, but those with knowledge say that it’s not definite whether it’s for Disney+ or the big screen. Reportedly the project will take place on the hidden Sith planet of Exegol, which was introduced in last December’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. 

We covered Dillard’s earlier sci-fi/ super powered film, Sleight on the website here. Stay tuned to BlackSci-Fi.com for more info as it comes.

Article Topics: disney | JD Dillard | sleight | Star Wars

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