Lucasfilm celebrates May the 4th by announcing a new Star Wars movie from Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi
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Disney has watched Taika Waititi's career with great interest, and he's now officially directing a new movie in the galaxy far, far away.

Lucasfilm celebrated Star Wars Day on Monday by announcing that Waititi, director of films like Thor: Ragnarok and the Oscar-winning Jojo Rabbit, will direct and co-write a new Star Wars movie.

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