Star Wars: Boba Fett Movie To Be Written And Directed By Logan’s James Mangold

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It looks like Lucasfilm's really pushing through with that Boba Fett spinoff movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Logan director James Mangold has been tapped to write and direct a new Star Wars standalone film focused on the fan-favorite bounty hunter, Boba Fett.

It seems like Lucasfilm's decided to put their faith in the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and director whose latest work, Logan, earned a lot of great reviews from fans and critics as well as

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For those who aren't familiar with the character, Boba Fett became

The announcement comes right before Solo: A Star Wars Story makes its big premiere tomorrow. The film is the second Star Wars spinoff to premiere after Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It's also the very first Star Wars movie to focus on a fan-favorite character in the Star Wars franchise.

Though the Boba Fett spinoff doesn't have a release date yet, the film is one of the next character-centric spinoff movies that Lucasfilm is preparing for its galaxy far, far away. The studio is also working on a spinoff for Obi-Wan Kenobi with Stephen Daldry in negotiations to direct and a spinoff for Jedi Master Yoda.

Right now Lucasfilm is keeping details about its Boba Fett spinoff under wraps, but we hope that we'll learn more soon.

Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres tomorrow, May 25.

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