Christopher McQuarrie Has a Great Idea for a ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff With Michael B. Jordan
In addition to his actual resume, Christopher McQuarrie is well-known for providing a little uncredited rewrite assistance on various films, including the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. While he’s busy prepping Mission: Impossible 6 with Tom Cruise, McQuarrie was asked when we might see him write a Star Wars movie — a notion too good to ignore on its own, but when you see his idea for a spinoff, you’ll think it’s even better.
Over on Twitter, a fan asked McQuarrie when he might write a Star Wars movie, to which McQuarrie offered this fantastic response — maybe somewhat jokingly, but there’s only one way to find out:
Michael B. Jordan hasn’t responded to McQuarrie’s suggestion just yet, but it’s probably only a matter of time before someone asks the actor about it during an interview. And yes, that’s an incredible idea. Then again, McQuarrie’s involvement in just about anything is pretty exciting.
It’s not as if Lucasfilm couldn’t take McQuarrie up on his offer, either. Rogue One is the first of the studio’s new anthology films, followed by the young Han Solo project. And as you’ll recall, there was a third anthology film in the works with Josh Trank, but the director ultimately dropped out following the highly-publicized and heavily-rumored issues on Fantastic Four.
That project was rumored to be a Boba Fett standalone film, but it’s conceivable that Lucasfilm might not stick with that idea — and there’s nothing that says they can’t have a fourth anthology film, so why not one about young Lando Calrissian with Michael B. Jordan in the Billy Dee Williams role? Sure, it’s just a fun hypothetical, but movies have been given a green light on far less.
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