Colin Trevorrow’s pitch for Star Wars: Episode IX drew a very emotional response from star Daisy Ridley. Back in the summer of 2015, months before anyone saw The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm hired the Jurassic World helmsman to close out the sequel trilogy. Unfortunately, after two years on the job, things didn’t go according to plan. The studio parted ways with Trevorrow in September 2017, handing over the reigns to Episode VII director J.J. Abrams and co-writer Chris Terrio. The two are in the midst of penning the new script, with the hopes of starting production in June of this year.

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