Movies

Jude Law to star in 'Star Wars' series with Jon Watts on board as creator

Actor Jude Law

Actor Jude Law | Photo Credit: Hannibal Hanschke

Jude Law is set to lead Disney Plus' "Star Wars: Skeleton Crew" series that is being developed by "Spider-Man" trilogy director Jon Watts.

Christopher Ford, who penned of Watts’ "Spider-Man: Homecoming", is writing the show.

According to Variety, the series was announced at the “Star Wars” celebration in Anaheim, California.

"Skeleton Crew" is being described as a galactic version of classic Amblin coming-of-age adventure films of the ’80s.

Details of Law's character in the series are currently under wraps.

Watts and Ford will executive produce the show along with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni.

During the "Star Wars" celebration, Disney also announced the premiere date and a unveiled the first trailer for the “Rogue One” prequel series “Andor” featuring Diego Luna. It was also announced that both “Ahsoka” and “The Mandalorian” season 3 will release in 2023.


Our code of editorial values

  1. Comments will be moderated by The Hindu editorial team.
  2. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published.
  3. Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters, or in all lower case letters, or using abbreviated text. (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not 'the', n is not 'and').
  4. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.
  5. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection.

Printable version | May 27, 2022 2:08:45 pm | https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/movies/jude-law-to-star-in-star-wars-series-with-jon-watts-on-board-as-creator/article65466366.ece