‘Knights of the Old Republic’ project (obviously) in works, confirms Kathleen Kennedy

knight of the old republic in development

Last week, a rumor dropped that the creators of Game of Thrones‘ movie would take place in the Old Republic. Whelp, now Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed something related to Knights of the Old Republic is happening. Not much of a surprise there, since it’s a fucking beloved time period. As well, a good amount of people are burnt out on the Skywalker Saga.


The Star Wars universe is only going to get bigger after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker closes out the Skywalker Saga this December. And for Lucasfilm, that means returning to a few beloved stories that have never yet been adapted to the big or small screen. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, in a somewhat uncharacteristically frank answer, confirmed that a long-rumored Knights of the Old Republic project is in the works.

Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that a Knights of the Old Republic project is in the works, stoking rumors that an adaptation of the popular video game series could soon be making it to the screen. In an interview with MTV, Kennedy responded in the affirmative to reporter Josh Horowitz’s question whether a Knights of the Old Republic title was in the works. “We talk about that all the time,” she said, adding:

“Yes, we are developing something to look at. Right now I have no idea where things might fall. But we have to be careful that there is a cadence to Star Wars that doesn’t start to feel like too much.”

Kennedy went on to cite Lucasfilm’s attempt to release one film a year with the back-to-back releases of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo in 2017 and 2018, which they will pull back on, aligning with reports that the studio will take a hiatus from Star Wars films following the release of Episode 9. “But it doesn’t mean we don’t think about lots of different stories because that’s the exciting thing about this universe,” Kennedy said, further teasing Knights of the Old Republic. Watch her full answer in the video below.