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Jack Thorne Brought In To Fix ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Script

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ hits theaters in December but it looks as if Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly have hit some rough water with the story for ‘Episode IX’ and Jack Thorne has been brought in to work on the script according to reports by the Hollywood Reporter. The report continues to say it is unclear how extensive the rewrites will be.

Thorne has 26 writing credits to his name, with an episode of ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ the most intriguing of his resume.

The final installment of the new trilogy is expected to start filming January 2018 which gives the writing team five months to get the script in order, but first fans have to survive ‘The Last Jedi.’

About ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ which is written and directed by Rian Johnson and continues the storylines introduced in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern, and Kelly Marie Tran.

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ hits theaters on December 15.


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Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.