Disney Confirms Plans For Stand-Alone Star Wars Movies
Disney recently acquired the Star Wars franchise and hired director J.J. Abrams to direct a new trilogy in the sci-fi saga.
Iger addressed rumors that they are also planning stand-alone films which will not be part of the trilogy during an interview on CNBC on Tuesday (Feb. 5).
"We are working on a few standalone films," he Iger. "[Lawrence] Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are both working on films derived from great Star Wars characters."
The stand-alone films will run along side the upcoming trilogy, Star Wars episodes 7, 8 and 9. With films in the trilogy being released every three years beginning in 2015 with some of stand alone films being released between movies from the trilogy.