Johnson will be developing an entirely new trilogy set in the Star Wars universe.
"Darkness rises... and light to meet it."
The Star Wars spin-off just wrapped production, and director Ron Howard took to social media to share some very special news.
There's no word on who will replace him, but these reports confirm that letting him go was probably the best choice.
While it is puzzling that it took so long, when all is said and done the movie should be better off without them.
The Untitled Star Wars standalone spin-off film will move forward with a directorial change.
Vanity Fair's photos and BTS video showcases the return of Luke and Leia, and reveals Benecio del Toro and Laura Dern's characters.