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We're not going to get our Star Wars films as fast as before, according to Disney CEO Bob Iger

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We’re not going to get our Star Wars films as fast as before, according to Disney CEO Bob Iger

It looks like we’re going to see the Star Wars films spaced out a bit. THR spoke to Disney CEO Bob Iger about many things and the current state of the company. As far as genre goes, however, this is the big one. Iger spoke about the glut of Star Wars films we’ve been getting and how fast they’ve been coming. He spoke about slowing down the rollout for now.

“I made the timing decision, and as I look back, I think the mistake that I made — I take the blame — was a little too much, too fast,” he told the site. “You can expect some slowdown, but that doesn’t mean we’re not gonna make films. We are just at the point where we’re gonna start making decisions about what comes next after [Episode IX]. But I think we’re gonna be a little bit more careful about volume and timing. And the buck stops here on that.”

He has a lot more to say about a number of issues including what happened with Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. You can check out the interview here.

After Solo: A Star Wars Story didn’t do as well as expected at the box office (and maybe a little before that), some fans have expressed the feeling that there are too many Star Wars films, too fast. As you likely know, we’re getting Star Wars: Episode IX in December of 2019, and there is a stand-alone trilogy on the way from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

Star Wars: Episode IX is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Michelle Rejwan, and executive produced by Callum Greene and Jason McGatlin.

Star Wars: Episode IX will hit theaters on December 20, 2019. So, what do you guys think? Have there been too many Star Wars films, too fast? Are you happy about what Bob Iger said in the interview? Let us know in the comments.

 

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Jenna Busch

Jenna Busch is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Legion of Leia and has hosted and written for sites like Nerdist, ComingSoon.net, Metro, Birth. Movies. Death., IGN, AOL, Huffington Post and more. She co-hosted Cocktails With Stan with the legendary Stan Lee and has appeared on Attack of the Show, Fresh Ink, Tabletop with Wil Wheaton, in the documentary She Makes Comics, on NPR and Al Jazeera America, and has covered film/TV/gaming/comics for years. She's currently a co-host on Most Craved. She's been published in the comics anthology Womanthology, is a chapter author for Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind, Game of Thrones Psychology and Star Trek Psychology and more, and owns a terrifying amount of swords and 20-sided dice. There are also those My Little Pony trailer voice overs that give one nightmares.

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