Forget the Knights of Ren - the Knights of the Old Republic should be the Force-sensitive fighters on your mind.
The adaptation, based on the 2003-launching video game series of the same name, will reportedly be written by Alita: Battle Angel screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis.
Apparently, Kalogridis is "Close to finishing the first script of a potential KOTOR trilogy", which should once more stoke your imagination, given that there are only two KOTOR games, for now... The nine-film narrative will end with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, with J.J. Abrams returning to the director's chair to tie up a variety of stories. That basically lines up with the announcement that Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss would be making a new Star Wars trilogy. "Yes, we are developing something to look at", she told MTV News at the time. On the other hand, her IMDb credits don't always inspire the most confidence, and she was nominated for a Razzie at one point. I loved Shutter Island, but Pathfinder and Terminator Genysis left me cold.
According to the report, there are plans in place to develop the Star Wars story into a trilogy, and work is almost finished on the first script. The first woman to write a Star Wars movie since Leigh Brackett co-wrote 1980's The Empire Strikes Back with Lawrence Kasdan, Kalogridis is said to have joined Lucasfilm in the spring of 2018 with the intent to adapt the beloved IP. It is now being written by Laeta Kalogridis who is best known for her work on Shutter Island and Terminator: Genisys.