Colin Trevorrow Will Direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'by JamesArthurArmstrong
It had been rumoured and now it's been made official. Jurassic World helmer Colin Trevorrow has been announced as the director for Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set for release in 2019. The announcement came at D23 in Anaheim, California.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said the following in a statement released by Disney: "Trevorrow is someone I’ve been interested in working with ever since I saw Safety Not Guaranteed. The power of that film paired with the enormous success of Jurassic World speaks volumes about his abilities both as a storyteller and skilled filmmaker. We are thrilled to have such an incredible talent as Colin join our family and step into the Star Wars universe."