Lucasfilm Boss Says No Rogue One Sequel

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story won’t get a sequel, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed.

In the latest issue of Empire Magazine (via /Film), Kennedy made it clear that regardless of how well Rogue One performs in theaters, the studio has no plans to create a direct follow-up to the upcoming adventure of Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso.

Lucasfilm chief creative officer John Knoll and director Gareth Edwards echoed her sentiment. Edwards suggested the sequel is effectively the original 1977 Star Wars, saying any followup to Rogue OneĀ “will be directed by George Lucas.”

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