ENTERTAINMENT: Team behind ‘Game of Thrones’ to create ‘Star Wars’ movies

On Tuesday, it was announced that the team behind the hit series Game of Thrones are commissioned to create new Star Wars movies. Apparently, Lucasfilm aims to produce a bankable franchise.

The announcement was made via an Instagram post.

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the people behind the Emmy Award-winning TV series, will write and produce new films that are separate from the main Skywalker saga and the trilogy being developed by Rian Johnson, writer-director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The post had a caption, “Send a raven. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are going from #Westeros to a galaxy far, far away.”

Lucasfilm did not mention how many movies would comprise the new series or announce release dates.

Are you excited? Start the body count!