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Disney CEO Bob Iger Confirms There Will Be More Than Three 'Star Wars' Films

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Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed on CNBC that there will be more "Star Wars" films in addition to the three already in the works!

"There's been speculation ... and I can confirm that we are in fact working on a few standalone films," says Iger. "Larry Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are both working on films derived from great 'Star Wars' characters."

Kasdan co-wrote "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi" while Kinberg worked on the screenplay for "Sherlock Holmes" and is currently writing "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

The standalone films will be in addition to episodes 7, 8, and 9 that are currently in the works. 

Iger says that Disney plans on making the new trilogy over a six-year period with the standalone films being released within that time frame as well.

Could we be seeing a Yoda or Chewbacca spinoff down the line?

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