Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver and Oscar Isaac are expected to return - but you never know who a Star Wars movie may kill off so don't get too comfortable - with the installment eyeing a production start in January 2018. But it sounds like that draft will now be getting a new polish. Joining the team is Jack Thorne, the writer behind Wonder, episodes of Skins, and most worryingly, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
In order to undertake a rewrite of the script for "Star Wars: Episode IX" Lucasfilm is bringing in British playwright and screenwriter Jack Thorne. Previous saga directors Johnson and J.J. Abrams both saw their versions of the story survive in the shooting script. (Abrams co-wrote his version with veteran Star Wars writer Lawrence Kasdan).
Up until now, the script was being written by the film's director, Colin Trevorrow and his writing partner, Derek Connolly. "#Episode Ix" is scheduled for release two years from now, in 2019.
Plus, the fact that the production schedule is now unaltered suggests that Thorne isn't doing extensive rewrites to the script. Which, again, is a good thing, if we want Episode IX to be as good as it can be.
Police name Milton Keynes family who died in Devon crash
Police say the other family members were not directly involved in the incident and are understood to have witnessed the crash. The family were from Milton Keynes and travelling in a separate vehicle to Jane's husband and 14-year-old son.
The statement said that Trump Jr. and other top members of the Trump campaign primarily discussed a Russian adoption program. Sanders said it was, "discussion, frankly, of no effect ". "We will no longer allow this to continue".
While the milestone has tended to come earlier every year, the rate of its advance has slowed down, read the statement. Currently, carbon emissions make up 60 per cent of humanity's Ecological Footprint.
Irish Water confirmed that the trunk main that feeds water into Navan town has been successfully repaired after it burst earlier. A family in Proudstown outside Navan said they are devastated by the damage caused during last night's water mains burst.
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Sobre Nahúm Abraham "N" pesa una orden de captura emitida el 19 de agosto de 2016 por una Corte Federal del Distrito Sur de California , luego de lo cual la Interpol emitió una ficha roja para su captura.
Karunaratne's stubborn 208-ball innings took him past 2,500 career Test runs but there was not enough support at the other end. The return of Rahul or even any of the other pacemen for the second Test starting Thursday will only fortify the team further.
Zacks Investment Research raised Novartis AG from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Fernandez now forecasts that the company will earn $1.25 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $1.20.
Increasing profits are the best indication that a company can pay dividends and that the share price will trend upward. On average, equities analysts anticipate that United Parcel Service, Inc . will post $5.98 EPS for the current year.
The document dismissed India's claims that China was attempting to change the status quo of the border region by building a road. The Chinese side urged India to keep in mind the larger interest of bilateral relations and the well-being of the two peoples.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday condoled the passing away of former Union Minister Sontosh Mohon Dev. He served as the Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises under the UPA-1 government led by Manmohan Singh .
USA police launch search for missing Irish hiker
David O'Sullivan (25) left Ireland on March 20th for the five-month hiking trip from California to the Canadian border. However, his family have not heard from him since he emailed them in April from Idyllwild, California.
Armed customer shoots, kills armed robbery suspect
A customer shot an armed suspect during the robbery of a Walgreens in north Phoenix Tuesday evening, Phoenix police said. The Phoenix Police Department said, "the suspect approached the ... pharmacy counter and demanded oxycodone".
Almost 500 Defendants in Turkey's Failed Coup Go to Trial
Nearly 500 people arrested after last year's failed coup in Turkey have appeared in court accused of taking part in the plot. Seven others, including Gulen, are being tried in absentia as the Turkish government works to track them down.
Case Against Former Thai PM Somchai Thrown Out
The advantage of Somchai, brother-in-law of Thaksin, was dissolved in stride, and prime minister Somchai forced to resign. One woman shouted "Let them all get bad diseases that can't be cured and die painful deaths!" as Somchai walked away.
Neymar set to seal record PSG move from Barca
Sources confirmed AFP that star striker has informed his Barcelona teammates on Wednesday that he is leaving the club. Neymar arrived back in Barcelona on Tuesday from a fleeting promotional tour to China.