Rian Johnson (born December 17, 1973) is an American film and television writer and director. On June 20, 2014, news outlets began reporting that Johnson had been tapped as the writer and director of Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, and the writer of a story treatment for Star Wars: Episode IX. These reports were confirmed by a spokesperson for Johnson on June 23, 2014. Some of the story ideas and elements for Claudia Gray's novel Bloodline came from Johnson himself.
He filmed a cameo appearance in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
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- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Keegan, Rebecca (June 23, 2014). Rian Johnson boarding 'Star Wars' franchise as writer and director. The LA Times. Retrieved on June 23, 2014.
- ↑ Ford, Rebecca (June 20, 2014). Rian Johnson boarding 'Star Wars' franchise as writer and director. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on June 20, 2014.
- Rian Johnson on Wikipedia