Spider-Man director Jon Watts making a new Star Wars tween adventure for Disney Plus

A new Star Wars TV collection is in growth for Disney Plus helmed by Jon Watts, the director of Spider-Man: Homecoming and it’s two Tom Holland-starring sequels, in response to a new report from Vanity Fair. The untitled collection is described as “a galactic version of classic Amblin coming-of-age adventure films of the ’80s.”

In different phrases, it might possible draw inspiration from the likes of The Goonies, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Gremlins, and Back of the Future. According to Vanity Fair — which has a bigger have a look at the way forward for Star Wars tv and movies — 4 kids, ages 11 to 12, are set to star.

The untitled TV collection, which has the working title Grammar Rodeo, is alleged to be set after the occasions of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, across the similar time as The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett — nicely earlier than Lucasfilm’s sequel trilogy. Watts’ screenwriting associate on Spider-Man: Homecoming, Chris Ford, is co-writing the present.

Lucasfilm has loads of Star Wars TV collection on its slate, together with the discharge of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney Plus later this month, Andor this summer season, and season 3 of The Mandalorian due “late 2022 or early 2023.” Then there’s Ahsoka, which simply began filming with Rosario Dawson returning in her Jedi position, and The Acolyte, the Leslye Headland-led collection set roughly 100 years earlier than Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. So, sure, there’s a lot of Star Wars coming to your TV quickly.

As for Watts, he was as soon as tapped to direct a new film primarily based on Marvel’s Fantastic Four, however dropped out of the movie in April. Now we all know why.

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