Zack Snyder has denied any involvement with a potential Star Wars spin-off, amid rumours that the director was set to helm a Jedi-centric story based upon Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai.
Snyder had been linked to a standalone film set after the events of Episode VI, with a group of Jedi warriors standing in for Kurosawa’s samurai for hire.
However, a Snyder representative was quick to quash said rumours, denying that Snyder would be having any involvement in any such project.
“While he is super flattered because he is a huge fan,” reads the statement, “Zack is not involved in any way with Star Wars. He is currently in post [production] on his two films, Man of Steeland 300: Battle of Artemisia.”
And so it remains that no director is officially confirmed for any of the new Star Wars movies. Surely something has to give soon?
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