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Skydance New Media and Lucasfilm Games Teaming Up for New Star Wars Project

Skydance New Media will collaborate with Lucasfilm Games to produce and develop a richly cinematic action-adventure game that will feature an original story in the Star Wars universe.

According to Skydance New Media President Amy Hennig:

“I’ve often described how seeing Star Wars in 1977 essentially rewired my 12-year-old brain, shaping my creative life and future indelibly,” said Hennig, President,. “I’m elated to be working with Lucasfilm Games again to tell interactive stories in this galaxy that I love.”Amy Hennig

Douglas Reilly, Vice President, Lucasfilm Games, added:

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to be working again with Amy. She and the Skydance New Media team have the talent and ambition to create a unique Star Wars adventure. Their vision for making inviting, cinematic interactive entertainment makes this collaboration very exciting. We’re working hard with their team of experienced and talented developers, and we’re looking forward to sharing more with Star Wars fans when the time is right.”Douglas Reilly

Julian Beak, Executive Vice President & GM, Skydance New Media, added:

“We couldn’t be happier to be working with Lucasfilm Games. We look forward to taking fans on an epic journey with this Star Wars action-adventure title.”Julian Beak

Source: Press Release
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