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Snyder Working Up New Star Wars Pic?
Update: His rep says no

14 January 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Vulture

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Zack Snyder, 300

Update: Well, that was quick. While there's always a chance he's having to keep things quiet, Snyder's PR team reached out to The Hollywood Reporter to deny the report. "While he is super flattered because he is a huge fan, Zack is not involved in any way with the new Star Wars. He is currently in post on his two films, Man Of Steel and 300: Rise Of An Empire.”


If the announcement that Disney had bought Lucasfilm and would be producing a series of new Star Wars films seemed to come out of nowhere, here’s another surprise. While 300/Watchmen director Zack Snyder previously ruled himself out of directing Episode VII, Vulture is reporting that he’s developing a stand-alone, parallel project.

So far, all that is known about the putative idea – which remains in the Rumour Zone for now, since there has been no official confirmation yet – is that it’ll focus on Jedi knights and is loosely based on Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai.

As for when (or even if) it fits into current Wars chronology is still to be revealed, but in real world terms, it’s apparently being geared for production after Episode VII starts shooting.

So it would appear that the Jedi are going to be bringing their “more elegant” weapons to the service of those who need them most. But the rest? Up for grabs. Start your speculating now, people: what do you think this might mean for the future of the franchise? Could it be a stealth way for Snyder to make one of the other new trilogy movies? Or will it truly stand-alone? And what would you expect from a Snyder Star Wars movie if it even happened?

The director’s latest take on a classic property, Man Of Steel, will land in UK cinemas on June 14.

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out with the old in with the new
yes it could be a direct sequel to edi but i hope some fresh material and new characters to take to the next level , yh references to skywalker and solo can be made but what it needs is a new story More

Posted by ceaser at 18:37 on 16 January 2013 | Report This Post

as have i
as have i said that i was wrong that Snyder ISN'T gonna work on Star Wars spin-off because he has other projects to finish. so these were all speculation and a rumor. well, i hope the Force will be with him always. i can' wait for THE MAN OF STEEL. Snyder looks exactly like Superman in his movie. or shall i say a look-a-like Henry Cavill. More

Posted by rudyalapag at 03:28 on 15 January 2013 | Report This Post

Apparently this is not happening folks
Snyder has said otherwise see here nyder-says-he-is-not.html More

Posted by weereviews at 23:08 on 14 January 2013 | Report This Post

i hope it has a brilliant battle in the beginning of every film...
i dearly hope it has a brilliant battle in the beginning of every SW film in a galaxy far, far away, like ROTS and it will go from there. sort of the beginning of THE NEW REPUBLIC rising from its ashes for the Rebellion to Restore The Republic. or i would like seeing this as a prequel to Episode VII. That will gear up for the sequel trilogy. that's my opinion. More

Posted by rudyalapag at 22:29 on 14 January 2013 | Report This Post

Just what we need
If we get a new Star Wars from Snyder it'll feel like an apology for the last car crash that was the prequels.let him loose,I'm already excited about man of steel More

Posted by paulmitchell at 20:22 on 14 January 2013 | Report This Post

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