After the release of The Rise of Skywalker back in 2019, there have been questions about whether the Star Wars franchise will return to the sequel trilogy era at some point and give us more stories about the galaxy after the timeline in either films or TV shows.
In an interview with Moovy TV (via Star Wars News Net), The Mandalorian executive producer Jon Favreau revealed that there are current discussions regarding projects and stories that are set after the events of The Rise of Skywalker.
"There’s definitely a conversation that’s going on. And then, also what happens after the sequel trilogy. Because the sequel trilogy only takes place over the course of a few years. And it’s a big thing on the screen, and it’s very eventful," he said.
"But it is a relatively brief moment in history over the course of the thousands of years that Star Wars takes place. And so what happens after it is interesting too, and I know that there’s some discussion, exploration going on about what happens after it."
Favreau added, "So I think that there are certain markers that we have – it’s almost like studying ancient history, where you kind of know a few things that happen, but there’s a lot of murkiness in between, and we just don’t have archaeological evidence in the real world to know exactly what happened, so we kind of connect the dots."
It is interesting to hear that we might see more sequel trilogy stories that echo previous sentiments from Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy that they are going to revisit the sequel trilogy era in future projects although it remains to be seen when it will actually happen.
We do know that they have been working on more feature film projects and there is a chance that they will be set after the events of the sequel trilogy. For now, let's just wait for the announcements that Lucasfilm will do in the upcoming Star Wars Celebration event.
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