“Star Wars IX” Release Date Postponed

#StarWars news: in the wake of J.J. Abrams taking over as director of #StarWarsIX, it’s release date has been pushed back from May 24, 2019 to Dec. 20, 2019. It had already been reported that production on “Star Wars IX” was being pushed back from February, 2018 to June.

Disney has replaced the release schedule for May 24, 2019 with a live-action version of #Aladdin.

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Star Wars News: Colin Trevorrow Ousted as “Star Wars IX” Director

Major #StarWars News: Colin Trevorrow is out as the #StarWarsIX director. #Disney issued a short statement on Tuesday about the departure. No successor was named:

“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..”

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This isn’t the first time that Disney has removed a director from a Star Wars film: it was only back on June 20 when Disney ousted Phil Lord and Christopher Miller on the Star Wars Han Solo movie and replaced them with Ron Howard.

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