Lucasfilm canceling its Boba Fett film could be good news for Star Wars’ future

Lucasfilm’s standalone Boba Fett movie has apparently been Sarlacced. Rumors of the film’s development broke right as Solo: A Star Wars Story was hitting theaters, but last night, a reporter for Sirius XM radio said Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy told him the film was “100% dead,” and that they’re “100% focusing on The Mandalorian,” a new show destined for Disney’s streaming service. The film’s halt can be seen as the end of the studio’s standalone film experiment, but can a film that was never officially announced actually be considered dead?

When word of the film first spread, a new standalone Star Wars film looked like a no-brainer. Solo was projected for a big box office haul prior to its premiere, and the film seemed primed as the…

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Author: Andrew Liptak

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