Jake Schreier (Thunderbolts, Beef) will reportedly be directing at least one episode of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Skeleton Crew for Disney Plus, a new series set in the Mando-verse which is currently set to premiere sometime in 2023.
The news was first reported by One Take News, who wrote “Jake Schreier, the man who’s helming Thunderbolts for Marvel Studios, is the latest director to join Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, multiple sources tell One Take News.”
Schreier is a director known for projects such as Robot & Frank and also Netflix’s upcoming movie starring Steven Yeun and Ali Wong entitled Beef, with Yeun also starring in the MCU movie Thunderbolts under the direction of Schreier.
Star Wars: Skeleton Crew will be led by Jude Law, with additional casting and plot details being kept tightly under wraps as the series goes through production, however, news that Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, aka The Daniels, broke out recently that the two directors will also have director credits for one episode.
The plot of the series has been confirmed to be set around a group of kids who are roughly about ten years old, who all end up getting lost in the wider Star Wars universe, although, details as to what type of trouble the kids end up running into have not been shared as of yet – with top secrecy surrounding the new project.
Star Wars: Skeleton Crew is set to premiere sometime in 2023 on Disney+