Game of Thrones directors will make the next Star Wars movie

Last Updated: May 16 2019 15:09

HOLLYWOOD- David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, creators of Game of Thrones, will direct the next Star Wars movie that is due to release in 2022, Disney CEO Bob Iger has confirmed.

“We did a deal with David Benioff and Dan Weiss, who are famous for ‘Game of Thrones’ and the next movie that we release will be theirs, and we’re not saying anything more about that,” Iger said.

Two more “Star Wars film” will come out in 2024 and 2026. Those films are set to alternate with James Cameron’s “Avatar” sequels, which will start on Dec. 17, 2021, and continue in every other year through 2027.