There is little doubt that people are already excited about Taika Waititi's planned Star Wars movie. After all, the project is expected to introduce something fresh to the franchise. But will Waititi's film actually get made? The Thor: Love and Thunder director has just shared his uncertainty about the movie being greenlit by Disney and Lucasfilm!
Taika Waititi has already confirmed that his Star Wars project is still in early development and it will still be a long wait before it begins production. However, the Jojo Rabbit director recently told The New York Times that he is uncertain whether his idea will be approved by the studios.
"I'm trying to write the Star Wars idea at the moment. I've got to see how that goes, because once I submit it, that might determine when it gets made or if it gets made, even," Waititi said.
This certainly gives us a new perspective on the project. Although Taika Waititi had already been roped in to work on something for Star Wars, it would still need to be presented to Disney and Lucasfilm and get the studio's seal of approval. Once it gets the greenlight, that's when we can be sure that the film is moving forward.
For now, Waititi has not shared any details about his plans for his Star Wars film. He did, however, joke that it could focus on prequel trilogy character Jar Jar Binks. Although that is unlikely, we're hoping to get an update on the project soon. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.
In the meantime, Taika Waititi is busy promoting his latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film. Thor: Love and Thunder will bring back Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Karen Gillan, and Jaimie Alexander. The movie will premiere in theaters on July 8, 2022.