‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Director Fired Because ‘Fantastic 4’ Isn’t Any Good?
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The director of the second Star Wars spinoff film, Josh Trank, has officially left the Star Wars universe, and it may have not been on good terms.
On the surface, of course, everything is fine and dandy. Trank, Lucasfilm, Disney, et. al are all nodding their heads in agreement on an amicable separation. However, just below the surface, a not-so-great upcoming Fantastic 4 film may be at the heart of the split.
Star Wars Episode: The Force Awakens will be released later this year. That film is the next chronological step in the overall Star Wars saga, taking place after the events of Star Wars Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi, and is being directed by J.J. Abrams.
Next year, the first Star Wars spinoff film, Star Wars: Rogue One, will be released and will be directed by Gareth Edwards. Rogue One reportedly focuses on events that happened before Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, and its plotline will center around a group of Rebel Alliance X-Wing pilots attempting to steal the pl
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