Amy Hennig talks Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and changing industry trends

Angelo Anderson
April 16, 2019

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy revealed that following Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the Star Wars team including Rian Johnson and Game of Thrones writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will map out the next decade of Star Wars stories.

In the debut teaser, Daisy Ridley's Rey is officially a Jedi.

The new LEGO Star Wars game was accidentally outed at a Star Wars Celebration interview with Matthew Wood, Supervising Sound Editor at Skywalker Sound - but better known as the constantly-coughing voice of droid commander General Grievous from Revenge of the Sith and The Clone Wars.

Recent rumors suggested that Benioff and Weiss' Star Wars films could be set in The Old Republic, a popular time period in the Star Wars universe popularized by BioWare's Knights of the Old Republic game featuring iconic characters Darth Revan, Bastila Shan, and Darth Malak. Thousands of Star Wars fans gathered at McCormick Place in the Windy City to courageous the wind one day and the snow another (we're going to call that "Hoth Appreciation Day").


"I was surprised at how emotional I was about it", he told "GMA". Let us know in the comment section below! Indeed, as Collider exclusively revealed last summer, Lucasfilm put a halt on plans for more spinoffs, like the Obi-Wan movie, following the box office disappointment of Solo: A Star Wars Story. She died suddenly in 2016 after having filmed "The Last Jedi".

At the Reboot Develop conference in Dubrovnik this past weekend, Eurogamer caught up with Hennig to ask her how she felt about Jedi: Fallen Order having no microtransactions or multiplayer components.

He continued, "So when she's in the movie it's her", not CGI, which the director has said was never an option.

"There's a lot of conflict in this movie, but I think where it goes and the resolution is very hopeful", she added. "McDiarmid said: "'Is he.?' And before I could even finish the sentence, [Lucas replied] 'Dead, yes.' 'Well, couldn't he perhaps.' 'No.

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