Colin Trevorrow has officially left the director’s chair of “Star Wars: Episode IX” and although the rumors suggest it was a turbulent parting of ways, the statement issued by Lucasfilm claims otherwise:
“Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX. Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ. We wish Colin the best and will be sharing more information about the film soon.”
Trevorrow’s Reputation Might Be The Main Reason
If you dig a bit deeper you might come to the conclusion that it is Trevorrow’s latest film, or its inevitable flop, that triggered the production folks over at Lucasfilm to say goodbye to their latest Star Wars director.
Namely, Trevorrow’s most recent movie “ The Book Of Henry” opened to some pretty disappointing reviews and didn’t do well at the box office, which most likely prompted the Star Wars crew to end collaboration with Colin Trevorrow before it even started.
Although the current iteration of the Star Wars galaxy has been facing some rather serious obstacles lately, we hope it won’t be long until Episode IX finds some traction.
Meanwhile, “The Last Jedi” installment is still going smoothly.