It’s been known for sometime that there will be Star Wars standalone films released into the theaters to fill the wait in between official episodes. Han Solo, Boba Fett and an X-Wing Squad have been the rumored subjects of the solo films;
In a statement released by Lucasfilm, studio president Kathleen Kennedy and Josh Trank had the following to offer:
"We’re thrilled to welcome Josh into the family,” says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. “He is such an incredible talent and has a great imagination and sense of innovation. That makes him perfectly suited to Star Wars, and for this new slate of movies that reach beyond the core characters and storylines of Episodes I through IX.”
Trank states, “The magic of the Star Wars Universe defined my entire childhood. The opportunity to expand on that experience for future generations is the most incredible dream of all time.”
Which movie do you think Trank will be directing? Could it be Yoda ?! Chronicle( 2012)showcased Trank's ability to portray a grounded sci-fi film having people with super powers not unlike force wielding Jedis.