Solo: A Star Wars Story, easily topped the box office charts, earning an estimated $83 million over the first three days of the weekend and anticipating more than $100 million over the full, four-day period. Though those numbers fell quite a bit short of early, more optimistic projections, director Ron Howard noted that it marked a personal best for him.
Where, then, does the Star Wars universe go from here? Will Disney continue to release one new Star Wars film annually? Here are the next three movies we’re anticipating, plus other projects that have been officially announced.
Star Wars: Episode IX
In September 2017, J.J. Abrams was announced as the director of the concluding installment in the sequel trilogy. Abrams is cowriting the film with Chris Terrio (Argo…