Laeta Kalogridis Is Reportedly Writing a Star Wars: KOTOR Movie


At Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019 last month, Lucasfilm head of state Kathleen Kennedy disclosed that it was “developing something” based upon Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the critically-acclaimed 2003 role-playing computer game made by BioWare that is taken into consideration amongst the most effective computer game of perpetuity. A brand-new record currently declares that author Laeta Kalogridis (Shutter Island) is presently servicing a manuscript for the very same, which would certainly be the very first episode in a trilogy, though it stays vague if Disney has actually greenlit the job or will certainly supply its judgment after Kalogridis has actually completed creating.

Set about 4,000 years prior to the increase of the Galactic Empire, Knights of the Old Republic has the player-character dealing with a Sith uprising, led by Darth Malak, versus the Republic. You ultimately partner with the Jedi Knight Bastila Shan and also train to be a Jedi to beat Malak. Throughout its tale, KOTOR includes the Jedi Academy, Wookiees, androids, ‘Grey’ Jedi that stroll the line in between the light and also the dark side, and also Tatooine and also numerous brand-new earths. Its tale was proceeded in the 2011 on-line multiplayer parlor game Star Wars: The Old Republic, so there’s a lot of product for Lucasfilm to deal with currently.

BuzzFeed News has the information on the brand-new growth, asserting that 3 individuals aware of the issue communicated Kalogridis’ accessory to an attribute movie adjustment of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, which is called KOTOR within the Star Wars fandom. She is apparently “close to finishing the first script” of the prospective Knights of the Old Republic trilogy. If the KOTOR job goes on at Disney-Lucasfilm, Kalogridis would certainly be the very first women Star Wars author considering that Leigh Brackett, that co-wrote Star Wars: Episode V– The Empire Strikes Back with Lawrence Kasdan.

For currently however, there’s the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which will certainly liquidate the Skywalker legend on December20 The following Star Wars film will certainly originate from Game of Thrones developers David Benioff and also D.B. Weiss, slated for December2022 In in between and also around that, we have the first-ever live-action Star Wars collection The Mandalorian, premiering November 12 on Disney+, and also a Rogue One innovator collection centred on Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor in the jobs.