Josh Trank To Direct A Star Wars Spin-Off Film

First Gareth Edwards was signed on to direct the first Star Wars spin-off film, now we have a director for the second of the planned stand alone films.  It is Josh Trank who directed Chronicle and is directing the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot.  here is the press release from “We’re thrilled to welcome Josh into the family,” says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. “He is such an incredible talent and has a great imagination and sense of innovation. That makes him perfectly suited to Star Wars, and for this new slate of movies that reach beyond the core characters and storylines of Episodes I through IX.”

Trank states, “The magic of the Star Wars Universe defined my entire childhood. The opportunity to expand on that experience for future generations is the most incredible dream of all time.”