Colin Trevorrow Out as Director of 'Star Wars: Episode IX,' Disney Says
Colin Trevorrow, director of "The Book of Henry," poses at the premiere of the film on the opening night of the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival at the ArcLight Culver City on June 14, 2017 in Culver City, Calif.Chris Pizzello / AP
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LOS ANGELES — The "Star Wars" movie franchise has parted ways with another director, Disney announced on Tuesday, saying that Colin Trevorrow would no longer be directing the studio's scheduled 2019 film "Star Wars: Episode IX."
"Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on ‘Star Wars: Episode IX,'" the statement said.
"Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process, but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ. We wish Colin the best and will be sharing more information about the film soon."