HomeHeard it on the Show‘GAME OF THRONES’ SHOWRUNNERS TO CREATE ‘STAR WARS’ FILM SERIES‘GAME OF THRONES’ SHOWRUNNERS TO CREATE ‘STAR WARS’ FILM SERIESWed, February 7, 2018 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW Star Wars Fans: The Game of Thrones writers are about to enter your world! “This is what might finally get me into Star Wars.” -Jodi Jodi shares this Hollywood Outsider in the show podcast below. [starting at 30:29] According to The Verge It was announced today on the Star Warswebsite that David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the showrunners behind HBO’s hit adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books, will be writing and producing their own series of films. “David and Dan are some of the best storytellers working today,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement. “Their command of complex characters, depth of story and richness of mythology will break new ground and boldly push Star Wars in ways I find incredibly exciting.” According to the release, the films will be distinct from the traditional “saga” films, as well as Johnson’s new trilogy. Want to hear more? When you follow the podcast on iTunes or the Google Play store, you get exclusive stuff you won’t hear on the show! (It’s FREE to subscribe) And while you’re at it… be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.