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Rian Johnson Confirms His 'Star Wars' Films Won't Be 'Knights Of The Old Republic'

Rian Johnson Confirms His 'Star Wars' Films Won't Be 'Knights Of The Old Republic'
From Uproxx - December 5, 2017

Rian Johnson single-handedly just earned a bunch of nerd cred while simultaneously disappointing nerds everywhere with just one interview. Thats an impressive feat. The Star Wars: The Last Jedi director confirmed to Mashable that his upcoming trilogy of Star Wars films will not be based on the beloved game series Knights of the Old Republic. Consider me one of the possibly many who didnt even know that was an option, and now I want an Old Republic series of movies. Or even an animated show.

Anyway, heres Rian, breaking hearts for good reason:

Oh, [fans] love Knights of the Old Republic. I played that game when it first came out and it was like, god, I loved it. Yeah, thats a fantastic game. And I understand it, the instinct to automatically go to something that you know and love, that youve already seen.

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