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Entertainment 'Star Wars' Series in the Works at Disney+ From 'Russian Doll' Co-Creator

00:16  23 april  2020
00:16  23 april  2020 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

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Disney+ is continuing to expand the Star Wars galaxy. Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland is developing a new live-action Star Wars series for the streaming service, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Headland will write and act as showrunner for the series, which is said to have a female-centric point of view on the galaxy far, far, away.

The deal was actually concluded several months ago and Headland even attended the Los Angeles premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Headland received two Emmy nominations last year for Russian Doll, the Netflix series starring Natasha Lyonne as a game coder who keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday.

‘Star Wars’ Series From ‘Russian Doll’ Co-Creator Leslye Headland in the Works at Disney Plus (EXCLUSIVE)

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A new “ Star Wars ” series is in the works at Disney Plus, Variety has learned from sources. The series hails from Leslye Headland, the co - creator , showrunner, and executive producer of the critically-acclaimed Netflix series “ Russian Doll .”.

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She is also known for writing and directing the film Sleeping With Other People after making her feature debut with the 2012 romantic comedy Bachelorette.  Headland has also directed episodes of SMILF, Heathers and Blunt Talk.

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