Kathleen Kennedy Continuing as Lucasfilm President

Kathleen Kennedy Continuing as Lucasfilm President

ICYMI, Kathleen Kennedy has renewed her contract and will continue as president of Lucasfilm through 2021. She took the position after Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, and has been the lead producer for the relaunched Star Wars franchise. The four films so far released have brought in billions for the studio, and there are plans to expand Star Wars presence through new TV series.

In addition to her work with Star Wars, Kennedy has been instrumental in producing such monster hits as E.T. the Extra-TerrestrialBack to the FutureJurassic Park, and Schindler’s List. Currently, Lucasfilm is developing a fifth installment the Indiana Jones franchise which will be directed by Steven Spielberg and star Harrison Ford.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

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