Subject: Re: "Star Wars" live-action series adds Jon Favreau as writer
On 3/8/2018 12:35 PM, Connor wrote:
> On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:11:19 AM UTC-8, Ian J. Ball wrote:
>> On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9:12:33 AM UTC-8, Connor wrote:
>>> On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7:21:57 AM UTC-8, David wrote:
>>>> Jon Favreau to Executive Produce, Write Live-Action 'Star Wars' Series
>>>> by Ryan Parker
>>>> Jon Favreau is set to executive produce and write a live-action Star
>>>> Wars series, Disney announced Thursday.
>>>> "I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and
>>>> write for the new direct-to-consumer platform,” Kathleen Kennedy,
>>>> Lucasfilm president said in a statement. “Jon brings the perfect mix
>>>> of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star
>>>> Wars universe. This series will allow Jon the chance to work with a
>>>> diverse group of writers and directors and give Lucasfilm the
>>>> opportunity to build a robust talent base.”
>>> Are they talking about TV or some streaming thing we'd have to pay for??
>> The latter: no one is talking about putting this on ABC... :/
> Okay thanks, didn't know what direct to consumer platform meant.
It means the consumer's money goes directly to the broadcaster instead
of thru the advertisers first.
Inquiring minds want to know while minds with a self-preservation
instinct are running screaming.