It was announced today that Michelle Rejwan was named SVP of Live Action development and production at Lucasfilm. Here is an excerpt from the official Lucasfilm website:
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has named Michelle Rejwan as Senior Vice President of Live Action Development and Production for Lucasfilm. Rejwan will oversee a new slate of feature films and episodic series for Lucasfilm and Disney+ and continue to produce with Kennedy as Star Wars enters an exciting new chapter in storytelling.
“I have had the opportunity to work with Michelle over the last seven years as a producer on both The Force Awakens and now The Rise of Skywalker and have seen first-hand her talent working with writers and directors, and I’ve been incredibly impressed with her creative skills and her ability to manage the complexity surrounding these massive projects,” says Kennedy. “I know the importance of building a team that you trust and have fun working with – it is paramount to our success. There’s an exciting momentum building around the future of the franchise and both myself and the Lucasfilm team look forward to working with Michelle in shaping the future in all areas of story development, from theatrical film development to live action content for Disney+.”
For the full announcement have a look at Lucasfilm.com please. We are excited for Michelle Rejwan to take on this role, especially after seeing her pose with a Kenner X-Wing Fighter!