The Boba Fett Spinoff movie is moving forward with Lawrence Kasdan tapped to write the script. Kasdan is currently joining forces with director J.J. Abrams to pen the script for “Star Wars Episode 7”. This will ensure some continuity, supporting Abrams’ vision to take the franchise forward. Kasdan is the best man for the job considering his impressive resume. He has previously worked with “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, he served as a co-screenwriter for “Star Wars” films “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi”. The other standalone movies that was rumored will see young Han Solo in action, we have no additional information revealing any future developments.
Jon Schnepp, the director of TV show “Metalocalypse” revealed some interesting tidbits regarding the Boba Fett spinoff project in an interview with AMC Movie Talk:
“One of them is Boba Fett.” “It is. I know. I know for a fact. I will never reveal my source, but it is the one written by Lawrence Kasdan.”
The upcoming “origin stories” are set to be released between the entries of Abram’s “Star Wars” rebooted trilogy. “Episode 7” is due December 18, 2015, “Star Wars Episode 8” will follow in 2017 and “Star Wars Episode 9” in 2019.