Movement in two upcoming “Star Wars” film projects. As the industry magazine “Variety” reports, among others, the eagerly awaited film spin-off of the successful series “The Mandalorian” has received an official start date. “The Mandalorian

This means that the great Star Wars saga will continue on the big screen in the foreseeable future. Most recently, the rather disappointing “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” was released in cinemas at Christmas 2019. In the meantime, fans had to make do with the “Star Wars” series on Disney’s streaming service Disney.

The “Hollywood Reporter” also reports that James Mangold’s (60) upcoming “Star Wars” film “Dawn of the Jedi” has found another screenwriter. Beau Willimon (46), who can already look back on an Emmy nomination for writing an episode of the acclaimed “Star Wars” streaming series “Andor”, will work with director Mangold on the film about the origins of the Jedi Order. “Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi” takes place 25,000 years before the events known from the previous films and series, and thus further into the past of the “Star Wars” galaxy than ever before.

An official release date for “Dawn of the Jedi” has not yet been set. Author and director Mangold is currently working on the Bob Dylan biopic “A Complete Unknown,” in which Timothée Chalamet (28) portrays the famous singer.