New Star Wars Trilogy Won't Be Based On KOTOR

Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) were two great video games that released several years ago.

It depicted a time in Star Wars where Jedi and Sith were at the height of their numbers and they were going to war with one another.

Sadly, the newly announced trilogy from Rian Johnson will not be exploring this era.

Mashable had a chance to interview Rian Johnson and they talked to him about what his plans are for the new trilogy that's coming out after Episode IX in 2019.

Judging by his response, he wants to explore new stories that have ever been told before. You can read his comments about it down below.

Oh, they love Knights of the Old Republic. I played that game when it first came out and it was like, god, I loved it. Yeah, that's a fantastic game. And I understand it, the instinct to automatically go to something that you know and love, that you've already seen. (However) to me what's really fun is the notion of what new stuff are we gonna see, what new stories can we tell

It sounds like he wants to do something we have never seen before instead of basing his films on existing material.

After all, he confirmed a few weeks ago that this new trilogy is going to take place in an entirely different galaxy to the one we have seen before.

As exciting as a new Star Wars trilogy sounds, Johnson is still in the early phases of planning everything out.

He says he has no idea about the release year for the films yet. Granted, all of them are expected to be out after 2019.

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