There has been a disturbance in the force. Lucasfilm is reexamining its movie plans by putting every standalone movie on hold including the rumored Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi anthology movies.
First reported by Collider, the news shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. Lucasfilm had been riding off a big high on the success of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, but it all came to a screeching halt with Solo flaming out spectacularly, costing Disney upwards of $50 million in losses.
Lucasfilm likely wants to slow things down and examine if the movies in development are actually movies worth making.
That being said, even though Lucasfilm has placed a hold on the movies in development, that doesn’t mean everything is being cancelled. There’s a chance these anthology films could get made once Lucasfilm reexamines its plans. For now, fans have two new trilogies to look forward to, including one from the creators of Game of Thrones.
The next Star Wars movie to be released is Star Wars Episode IX, which should re-establish the franchise’s winning ways as it concludes the Rey and Kylo Ren storyline in December 2019.