Director and screenwriter Tony Gilroy has allegedly entered into an exclusive contract with Lucasfilm , under which he will release projects in the Star Wars universe ( Star Wars ) for both theaters and Disney+ . This is reported by sources from the FandomWire portal .
Gilroy is best known as the screenwriter and shadow director of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story . It was he who reshot a significant part of the tape, although in the credits the director is Gareth Edwards .
In addition, the Star Wars: Andor series kicks off this week , with Tony Gilroy also listed as showrunner. The project is a spin-off/prequel to Rogue One.
According to preliminary data, under the contract, the director will be able to work not only on series, but also on a new film.