Walt Disney Studios announced Monday that Taika Waititi will direct a new 'Star Wars' movie, CNN reported.
He will also co-write the screenplay alongside Krysty Wilson-Cairns.
Waititi has earlier won the Academy Award for best-adapted screenplay for 'Jojo Rabbit' and directed the first season finale of 'The Mandalorian.'
A new untitled 'Star Wars' series is also in the works for Disney+, and Leslye Headland will be the writer, executive producer, and showrunner.
The release dates for the Waititi and Hadland projects have not yet been announced.
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