The Daniels are directing “Star Wars: Skeleton Crew” for Disney+

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert will direct at least one episode of the series starring Jude Law.

The Daniels are already in the universe where they are Oscar winners – now they are traveling to the “Star Wars” galaxy. The “Everything Everywhere All at Once” filmmakers have directed at least one episode of the upcoming “Star Wars” Disney+ series “Skeleton Crew.” Hollywood Reporter.

The news is said to come after the series started in September wrapped filming at the end of January. The series, developed for Disney+ by “Spider-Man: No Homecoming” director Jon Watts and Christopher Ford, has kept production details tightly under wraps; the only cast member announced so far is Jude Law, and no other directors or writers for the show have been announced.

IndieWire reached out to Lucasfilm, which said it had “no additional information to share at this time.”

It’s unclear how many episodes of the show the Daniels — or Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — directed as “Skeleton Crew.” Entering the “Star Wars” universe marks the first major leap into franchise work from the duo, who rose to fame with the indie films 2016’s “Swiss Army Man” and last year’s “Everything Everywhere All At Once.” They previously talked about being offered to work on another Disney+ series, “Loki” from Marvel Studios, but turned down “Everything Everywhere.”

“Everything Everywhere All At Once,” which premiered at last year’s SXSW Film Festival, was a major commercial success for A24, becoming the first film from the production company to gross more than $100 million worldwide. Daniels won Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Daniels, as well as the Best Picture statue, along with lead actress Michelle Yeoh, supporting actor Ke Huy Quan, supporting actor Jamie Lee Curtis and editor Paul Rogers.

According to the logline, “Skeleton Crew” will focus on a group of children lost in the “Star Wars” galaxy looking for a way home. Set after “Return of the Jedi,” the series is executive produced by Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, who pioneered the modern era of “Star Wars” TV with “The Mandalorian.”

Other “Star Wars” TV shows currently in production or development include “Ahsoka” starring Rosario Dawson and “The Acolyte” starring Amandla Stenberg and Lee Jung-jae. “The Mandalorian,” starring Pedro Pascal, is currently in its third season on Disney+, with the season finale scheduled for April 19.

The Daniels are reproduced by Mosaic and Yorn Levine.

One Take News was the first to report Daniels’ involvement in “Skeleton Crew.”

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