Dave Filoni simply acquired rewarded for the success of Ahsoka, The Mandalorian, and different Star Wars exhibits with a promotion to chief artistic officer of Lucasfilm. In accordance with particulars in a brand new Vanity Fair interview, he’ll work alongside head developer Carrie Beck, reporting on to Kathleen Kennedy, and collectively, the duo will decide the route of Star Wars general — not simply the streaming exhibits.
Filoni informed Vainness Honest he’ll now be concerned “on the inception” of every thing that occurs within the franchise. He’ll hold his government vp title and his director position on the New Republic film that connects to the tales of Ahsoka, The Mandalorian, and The Guide of Boba Fett. For a lot of followers, that’ll be an exhilarating prospect — I do know I’m not the one one who hopes to see Grand Admiral Thrawn on the large display screen.
Filoni has been behind the scenes of Star Wars collection since taking up directing and supervisory roles for the animated Clone Wars movie and TV collection. He developed the Rebels collection that Ahsoka attracts from for an enormous a part of its lore, and he went on to work as a producer for Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian and The Guide of Boba Fett. In a really possible way, Filoni’s work has stored Star Wars alive on screens after the flicks fell flat with a lot of its followers (not that the streaming exhibits haven’t had their stumbles).