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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. 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.