Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow is to direct Star Wars: Episode IX, it has been announced. The ninth instalment will conclude the third trilogy of movies that begins with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is out in cinemas in December. Episode IX is set for release in 2019, but initial work with production artists will begin later this year.
Ralph McQuarrie's artwork drew me to Star Wars months before it was released. His conceptualization of Darth Vader was unlike anything Id seen, and I had a visceral response...mostly hate. Over the years, my sympathy for Vader changed, but for the 14 year old me, McQuarrie's lithe Vader with the long snout-like breather was it. BuzzFeed has collected many of the conceptual pieces