Dave Filoni simply acquired rewarded for the success of Ahsoka, The Mandalorian, and different Star Wars reveals with a promotion to chief creative officer of Lucasfilm. According to 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 total — not simply the streaming reveals.
Filoni informed Vanity Fair he’ll now be concerned “on the inception” of the whole lot that occurs within the franchise. He’ll maintain his government vp title and his director position on the New Republic movie that connects to the tales of Ahsoka, The Mandalorian, and The Book of Boba Fett. For many 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 massive 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 Book of Boba Fett. In a really possible way, Filoni’s work has stored Star Wars alive on screens after the films fell flat with a lot of its followers (not that the streaming reveals haven’t had their stumbles).