Taika Waititi is Directing and Co-Writing a New Star Wars Film with Krysty Wilson-Cairns Co-Writing

Star Wars is seeing Oscar gold as Taika Waititi and Krysty Wilson-Cairns are heading to a galaxy far, far away.

Waititi who won “Best Adapted Screenplay” for Jojo Rabbit and directed the season finale of The Mandalorian will direct a new Star Wars film coming to theaters. Waititi is part of the Disney family as he directed Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok and will be directing and writing Thor: Love and Thunder.

Wilson-Cairns received a BAFTA Award for “Outstanding British Film of the Year” for the Oscar-winning film, 1917. She, along with Sam Mendes, received Academy Award nominations for “Best Original Screenplay” and the Writers Guild of America Award for “Best Original Screenplay.” Her credits also include the television series Penny Dreadful.

(via Star Wars)