SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Star Wars fans have more than just Episodes 7, 8 and 9 to look forward to.
Disney CEO Bob Iger said at the annual shareholders meeting in Phoenix on Wednesday that the company is developing “some standalone movies” featuring Star Wars characters.READ MORE: Unique Twist To Pandemic Shutdown Of Long-Establish Santa Clara Restaurant
The news is likely to set off a new round of speculation about what’s in store for the Lucasfilm franchise. The buzz has been at fever pitch levels since The Walt Disney Co. said in October it was acquiring the studio for $4 billion.READ MORE: Man Found Dead In Bullet-Riddled Vehicle In Union City
Iger didn’t say which characters might be featured in the standalone films. Some Star Wars characters such as bounty hunter Boba Fett have been given bigger treatments in comic books.MORE NEWS: SF Restaurant Apologizes for Denying Service to Armed, On-Duty Police Officers
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