Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Teases Prequels to Daisy Ridley’s Star Wars Sequel Trilogy

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy recently sat down for an interview where she discussed the future of the Star Wars franchise, specifically teasing the possibility of prequels to the Daisy Ridley-led sequel trilogy. Kennedy expressed the strong connection fans have to the prequels era and how it could influence future projects in the galaxy far, far away.

Kennedy highlighted the fanbase’s appreciation for the prequels era and how it could lead to more stories set before the events of the sequel trilogy. She emphasized the importance of honoring the existing fanbase’s attachment to that era and how it could shape the studio’s future plans for the franchise.

Additionally, Kennedy addressed the topic of recasting legacy characters like Luke and Leia, stating that the studio would only consider it if there was a compelling story idea. She emphasized the studio’s commitment to maintaining the integrity of these iconic characters while also exploring new and exciting narratives within the Star Wars universe.

With a slate of new projects in the works, including both theatrical films and streaming series, Kathleen Kennedy’s vision for the future of Star Wars promises to continue expanding the beloved franchise in innovative and compelling ways. Fans can look forward to more adventures in a galaxy far, far away as Lucasfilm explores new storytelling opportunities while staying true to the core elements that have made Star Wars a cultural phenomenon.