We stopped by the DK booth yesterday to interview Cole Horton, the Star Wars historian and author behind multiple Star Wars book including "Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, Updated & Expanded" and "Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia." He talks specifically about the new canon, the research process for guidebooks, and the setup for future Boba Fett storytelling.
SDCC 2017: Interview with Cole Horton, Star Wars Historian and Author
Upcoming Saga and Story Films
- Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi by Rian Johnson (writer and director) to be released December 15, 2017
- Untitled Han Solo Story Film by Ron Howard (current director) and Lawrence Kasdan and Jon Kasdan (writers, each confirmed by starwars.com on July 7, 2015); Christopher Miller and Phil Lord (original directors) were fired during production; to be released May 25, 2018
- Star Wars: Episode IX by Colin Trevorrow (director) and Jack Thorne (writer); Trevorrow and Derek Connolly were originally writing it before being replaced August 2017; to be released May 24, 2019
- Star Wars Story Film #3 has no protagonist and no director (after Josh Trank was fired) and Simon Kinberg (unconfirmed writer); no release date announced