‘Jurassic World’s’ Colin Trevorrow May Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX
Writer/director Colin Trevorrow has had a meteoric rise as a filmmaker, making the critically acclaimed sci-fi dramedy Safety Not Graduated
and his first blockbuster Jurassic World
has already grossed $1.4 Billion worldwide. Trevorrow is not returning for the Jurassic World
sequel and Heroic Hollywood
now reports he has found his next gig, Star Wars: Episode IX
Heroic Hollywood's Editor-In-Chief Umberto Gonzalez confirmed the news with colleagues at Slash Films
and it is suspected that Trevorrow will be revealed at Star Wars
' panel at Comic-Con later today.
The Star Wars
series has already gained some big name directors for the series, J.J. Abrams has directed Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
's Rian Johnson is set to direct Star War Episode VIII
's Gareth Edwards is directing the Boba Fett spin-off Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One
and The Lego Movie
duo Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have recently been signed up to direct a Hans Solo spin-off.
received a mix critical reception: some critics seeing it as the best movie in the series since the first movie
and other finding it to be a shallow rehash of Jurassic Park
. Despite this, the movie has been a crowd pleaser and the action and special effects were of the highest order. Trevorrow was linked to direct Star Wars: Episode VII
before J.J. Abrams was hired.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
will hit theaters later this year on December 18 and Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One
and Star Wars: Episode VIII
are set to be released in 2016 and 2017 respectively.