Initially hatched in '77, the time-honoured space opera has been pushing boundaries for nigh on 40 years, and thanks to Disney's record $4 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm back in 2012, the Star Wars franchise is arguably stronger now than ever before.
"Jon brings the ideal mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star Wars universe", said Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm president, in a statement. He also served as executive producer on the Avengers films.
It's likely that Favreau will do the same thing with "Star Wars", especially considering that his schedule is now full as he works on the upcoming CGI "Lion King" remake. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and risky criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga's most unlikely heroes.
All the hard work will be done by someone else, and even if Favreau were calling the shots, his directorial quality varies so wildly that it's impossible to guess whether the "Star Wars" TV show would end up being worth watching. "Jon brings the ideal mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star Wars universe".
The untitled "Star Wars" live-action series does not have a release date.
In other words, the threat of a trade war won't pressure China to make the changes America wants, unless it is ready to. State-run CCTV did not cover Trump's demand for tariffs on steel and aluminum imports in its main evening newscast.
Secrets or no secrets, we all knew that a Black Panther sequel was coming sooner or later, and Feige finally made things official. For now, Feige and Marvel Studios is gearing up for the release of " Avengers: Infinity War ", the latest MCU film.
Varun had said in an interview in February that the fact that the film is not a "cliched love story" excited him about the offer. The film went on floors in October previous year and will feature newcomer Banita Sandhu as the female lead.
With AP Photos.Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari has set the pace on the final session of Formula One preseason testing Friday. But all three teams did complete race simulation runs, with the Mercedes W09 in particular catching the eye.
No surprises there, as apparently , she had once mentioned before on Korean variety show Strong Heart that Lee is her ideal type. Her recent dramas include Uncontrollably Fond with Kim Woo Bin , and While You Were Sleeping with Lee Jong Seok.
Kim Jong-un held court at tables of hotpot and cold noodles, where bottles of wine, ginseng liquor and soju seemed bottomless. Kim is that a war between the countries or an attack on South Korea will not take place while the talks are occurring.
If that frequency drops below 50Hz, connected appliance clocks will be slow, and if it rises above 50Hz, clocks will be fast. Serbia and Kosovo have a long and violent history of conflict , and Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008.
For more information on suicide and to find help nearest you, visit the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention . Police were to question him next week but the case will be dropped because of his death.
Those arrested are being detained at Garda Stations in Limerick, Cork and Clare under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act. Tusla was notified about the suspected abuse more than a year ago, when some of the children were taken into care.
The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 2 by Benchmark. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned "Buy" rating by Bernstein on Monday, June 12. After $0.64 actual earnings per share reported by BP p.l.c. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.13% EPS growth.
New McLaren BP23 will be fastest McLaren ever made
The new McLaren three-seater will have it hands full with the Aston Martin Valkyrie and Mercedes Project One hyper GTs. So far all we have are a few details and teasers of the vehicle , but it's still enough to get very, very excited.
International Paper details Smurfit Kappa offer
Smurfit Kappa Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells paper-based packaging products. Numis Securities maintained the shares of SKG in report on Monday, January 29 with "Add" rating.
Duterte needs psychiatric check
The petition, made public on Friday, would give the government power to closely monitor the movements and limit the resources of anyone on the list.
Canada Jobless Rate Dropped in February to 10-Year Low
But the bigger factor pushing up the jobless rate was a 2,400 jump in the labour force after an increase of 1,400 in January. The London area's jobless rate rose to 6.7 per cent in February, up from 6.5 per cent in January.
New Ready Player One TV Spot Features Batman and Chucky
There are even rumors that the entire film will be screened at the SXFW festival, though that has not been confirmed. If that happens, it'll come in significantly beneath the $50 million early take that Warner Bros. was eyeing.