Although he is best known for bringing the entire universe to life in X-Men in the Cinema, Producer Simon Kinberg has also worked in the Star Wars universe as the creator of the series Star Wars Rebels and other projects of the space saga that have not yet seen the light of day at the moment, such as the film Boba Fett.
A film that Kinberg believes wouldn’t have fit as well into the franchise created by George Lucas since then His intention was for the film to be very similar to that, including an R rating. “It was supposed to be a sci-fi film, but it’s pretty ‘tough; I think that’s the right word. The tone should be very similar to that of Logan Kingberg revealed in an interview with Polygon.
“It was about to become a film for people over 18 years old because I don’t think a Star Wars movie could have that classification… But in the end, my role at Lucasfilm changed and I became a kind of script consultant. “I had to care about the universe in the films and series that were created.”
“And of course the responsibility for it, Star Wars Rebels! That’s something I could never have done in a film. war of stars “Because I had the opportunity to create completely new characters,” admits Kinberg, proud of his creation within the universe created by George Lucas.
It all started at Skywalker Ranch
As Simon Kinberg recalled, his participation in the saga was a war of stars. It started around the same time Kathleen Kennedy became head of Lucasfilm. Both Kingberg, Lawrence Kasdan and Michael Arndt are said to be “locking themselves in”. in a kind of writers’ room to create new films, including War of the Stars.
“Then Michael, Larry, and I focused on writing another Star Wars film. Michael wrote the first film, War of the Stars, by JJ Abrams, which Larry Kasdan rewrote. Lawrence wrote the film Han Solo, and I wanted to write another one,” the producer recalls.