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Lucasfilm Announces New Direction for Star Wars Franchise with First Female and Person of Color Director Leading the Way

Lucasfilm has announced a new direction for the Star Wars franchise, with a new film to be directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, an Academy Award-winning and International Emmy Award-winning director and journalist. The film will focus on Jedi Master Rey (Daisy Ridley) building a new Jedi order, and will draw on existing personalities and properties, while reflecting the role of animation in the series. This marks a new chapter for the beloved franchise, exploring themes of overcoming oppressive empires and battling impossible odds.