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Kathleen Kennedy Promises That One Of The Future 'Star Wars' Movies Will Be Directed By A Woman

Kathleen Kennedy promises that one of the future 'Star Wars' movies will be directed by a woman
February 3, 2020 - 18:28 / Laura Pérez

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said that one of the future Star Wars films will be directed by a woman. The BAFTA Fellowship award winner said that the franchise is cultivating a lot of great female talent. Get all the details here...

Kathleen Kennedy has shared some exciting news with the Star Wars fandom. According to Metro, the Lucasfilm president promised that "without a question," one of the future Star Wars films will be directed by a woman! Although she didn't mention any specific projects, this will definitely make history!

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Kathleen Kennedy at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards, London, 2020

The Star Wars franchise is cultivating a lot of great female talent

Kennedy explained there are a couple of "fantastic women working with Star Wars" - the franchise is clearly cultivating a lot of great female talent. A few female directors, for instance, have landed in Star Wars television series, for example in Disney+'s The MandalorianHowever, we still have to wait to see female talent leading a big screen production.

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Kathleen Kennedy took home the BAFTA Fellowship award this weekend.