HomeHeard it on the ShowJON FAVREAU TO WRITE AND PRODUCER ‘STAR WARS’ STREAMING SERIESJON FAVREAU TO WRITE AND PRODUCER ‘STAR WARS’ STREAMING SERIESFri, March 9, 2018 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW LONDON ENGLAND - April 24 2008: Director Jon Favreau arrives ahead of "Iron Man" London Film Premiere at The Odeon Leicester Square starring Gwyneth Paltrow Robert Downey Jr & Jeff Bridges. ** Note: Slight graininess, best at smaller sizes “I was about to stop watching anything new from Star Wars – but not now. This will be worth it.” – Sam Jodi shares this Hollywood Outsider in the show podcast below. [starting at 13:42] According to the New York Times Disney has turned to one of its favorite filmmakers, Jon Favreau, to produce and write a live-action “Star Wars” television series for its upcoming streaming service. Lucasfilm, the Disney-owned “Star Wars” studio, has long used television to expand its galactic storytelling, but all of its previous efforts have been animated. That includes “Star Wars Rebels,” which began in 2014 and runs on the Disney XD cable network. Want to hear more? After the Show: Jodi puts Murphy on the spot by reading a personal text that was sent between the two of them recently. 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.