Disney hires Favreau to create Star Wars TV series

Disney hires Favreau to create Star Wars TV series

"Star Wars" news just keeps on coming, as the galaxy far, far away continues to expand.

In addition to his work on the first two Iron Man films, Favreau has been a part of numerous projects over the years including the recent Jungle Book movie for Disney as well as the forthcoming live action Lion King film starring Donald Glover.

Favreau said it was a childhood dream to be able to tell stories within the Star Wars universe, which comes as Disney ended its distribution agreement with Netflix as they plan their own streaming service to launch next year. Lucasfilm announced Thursday morning that the director has signed as executive producer and writer of a live-action Star Wars series for Disney's new streaming service.

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"Jon brings the flawless mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star Wars universe". He's now prepping a Lion King remake to be released in 2019.

Jon Favreau continues his rise as Disney's shining star. It follows last month's preview of the Star Wars-themed resort, which promised "complete immersion into an authentic Star Wars story".

Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement that Benioff and Weiss' command of complex characters and mythology will help break new ground for Star Wars. Per Disney's agreement, Respawn is now toiling away on an untitled Star Wars game, while DICE has presumably earmarked Battlefront 3 for the not-so-distant future - you know, once Battlefield is shipped off to WWII.

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