Jon Favreau

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Jon Favreau To Produce And Write A Live-Action 'Star Wars' Series

March 8, 2018

Disney announced Thursday that Jon Favreau will write and produce a new Star Wars series for their new direct-to-consumer platform.

Favreau has long been a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as director of Iron Man and Iron Man 2 and acting as Tony Starks driver/bodyguard Happy. He was also part of the Star Wars world with roles in Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story.

“If you told me at 11 years old that I would be getting to tell stories in the Star Wars universe, I wouldn’t have believed you." John Favreau said, "I can’t wait to embark upon this exciting adventure.”

No release date was shared for the series.