‘Looper’ filmmaker Rian Johnson to write, approach ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

Los Angeles: ‘Looper’ filmmaker Rian Johnson will write and approach ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’, a second installment in a new trilogy of ‘Star Wars’ films constructed by Walt Disney Co, a source with believe of a skeleton pronounced on Friday.

Johnson, 40, who also wrote and destined 2005′s ‘Brick’ and 2008′s ‘The Brothers Bloom’, will also write a initial book for a third installment of a trilogy, ‘Episode IX’.

A Disney orator did not respond to a ask for comment.

'Looper' filmmaker Rian Johnson to write, approach 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

‘Episode VIII’ is a 2nd of 3 films that Disney announced after purchasing Lucasfilm in 2012.

‘Episode VIII’ is a second of 3 films that Disney announced after purchasing ‘Star Wars’ creator George Lucas’ Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4.05 billion, and will follow ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, now in prolongation with executive J.J. Abrams.

The films are approaching to enhance a tale that was initial expelled in 1977 and has turn embedded in cocktail culture. Disney will also furnish stand-alone ‘Star Wars’ films that will be expelled between a 3 new trilogy films, a initial of that will be destined by ‘Godzilla’ filmmaker Gareth Edwards.

Fans of a authorization have been avidly following prolongation developments on ‘Episode VII’, that is now being filmed in mixed locations including a ancestral Pinewood Studios outward London, and scheduled for recover in Dec 2015.

Disney expelled a film’s heading expel members in May, that will see a lapse of authorization veterans Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, as good as newcomers Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie and Daisy Ridley.

Ford pennyless his leg on set final week and is now improving while filming continues but him.

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