Patty Jenkins First Woman To Direct ‘Star Wars’ Film With ‘Rogue Squadron’

Patty Jenkins has been tapped to direct a new “Star Wars” movie. During Thursday’s Disney Investor conference, it was announced that Jenkins will be behind the film “Rogue Squadron”, set to be released Christmas 2023. RELATED: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Director Patty Jenkins On Joss Whedon’s ‘Justice League’: ‘I Don’t Recognize […]

Patty Jenkins has been tapped to direct a new “Star Wars” movie.

During Thursday’s Disney Investor conference, it was announced that Jenkins will be behind the film “Rogue Squadron”, set to be released Christmas 2023.

RELATED: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Director Patty Jenkins On Joss Whedon’s ‘Justice League’: ‘I Don’t Recognize Half Of These Characters’

Jenkins shared a clip to Twitter where she shared how her father’s time as part of a squadron made her want to create “the greatest fighter pilot film of all time.”

RELATED: ‘Wonder Woman’ Star Gal Gadot, Director Patty Jenkins To Reunite For ‘Cleopatra’

The “Wonder Woman” director will be the first woman to direct a “Star Wars” feature film. She was also the first woman to direct a major superhero movie and the first with a budget over $100 million.

Other announcements during Thursday’s meetings included the news that Disney+ will release 10 more “Star Wars” series and 10 more Marvel series on the platform.

“Wonder Woman 1984” will debut in theatre and on HBO Max on Christmas Day.

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The next Star Wars movie has officially been revealed. During the Disney investor day presentation, Rogue Squadron was confirmed as the next big screen adventure within the franchise. Patty Jenkins, director of Wonder Woman and the upcoming sequel Wonder Woman 1984, is set to direct. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy had […]