The next Star Wars movie won't arrive until 2022
There are, perhaps literally, more questions than answers in The Hollywood Reporter’s new profile on Kathleen Kennedy and the future of Star Wars and Lucasfilm. Reading between the hypotheticals yields only a few facts: The next Star Wars film won’t arrive until 2022; it’s not the Star Wars project being developed by Rian Johnson; Disney is planning to make an announcement in January, after the dust settles on The Rise Of Skywalker. The 2022 date gels with what Disney CEO Bob Iger said during a November 7 earnings call, when he stated that the franchise will take a hiatus following the release of the highly-anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker saga.
Time named Disney CEO Bob Iger its Businessperson of the Year on Wednesday. " Painting Bob Iger was fun, but of course, like almost the entire universe, being able to paint baby Yoda at a time when he' s blowing up the internet was thrilling," O'Brien is quoted as saying in a tweet from Time .
Bob Iger has transformed Disney into a giant business while ensuring its products remain beloved. Read more in TIME ' s 2019 Person of the Year package.
Time on Wednesday named Disney CEO Bob Iger its on Twitter. And as part of the designation, artist Tim O'Brien created holding a critter who's dominated the internet in recent weeks: .
"Painting Bob Iger was fun, but of course, like almost the entire universe, being able to paint baby Yoda at a time when he's blowing up the internet was thrilling," O'Brien is quoted as saying in a.
Since the release of on , Baby Yoda has stolen the collective heart of the internet and .
Adorable 'Baby Yoda' GIFs return after Giphy mix-up
One of the most relentlessly adorable characters in Star Wars history just got caught up in some copyright confusion. Giphy has restored GIFs of Disney+ series The Mandalorian's stand-out character The Child (nicknamed "baby Yoda" because well, look at him) after "confusion" over whether or not the animations were allowed. The Vulture claimed in a spoiler-laden piece that the GIFs of the cute-as-hell character were taken down for "copyrightThe move will likely prove a relief if you just have to share the little tyke with everyone you know (straight-up: if you've seen the series, you'll probably want to).
Disney ' s CEO Bob Iger was named Time ' s businessperson of the year . In the last 12 months, Iger has closed a billion acquisition of Fox, opened two Star Wars theme park lands, launched streaming service Disney +, gained complete control of Hulu and released the highest-grossing movie
Some joked Baby Yoda would be named Times ' Person of the Year after the adorable Star Wars Disney CEO Bob Iger had some company in his Businessperson of the Year profile illustration. And he also says in the profile it was his call to hold off on Baby Yoda merchandise, which fans have
"As soon as those ears popped up from under the blanket, and the eyes, I knew," Iger said of Baby Yoda in the Time article.
Iger's designation as Time's Businessperson of the Year doesn't come as much of a surprise, given he runs a successful media giant that plays host to the and Star Wars franchises. Disney has had a , with becoming the . On top of that, the new Disney Plus streaming service signed up soon after its launch last month, according to the company.
Artist Lights Up the Sky With Baby Yoda 'Painting' .
The light painter has also created other pop culture sky images, like Iron Man and the bat signal. Russell Klimas, a Colorado-based light painter has created his own Baby Yoda in the night sky with the help of a drone, a camera, Google Earth, and an autonomous flight app.The image was created without the use of Photoshop and has been added to Klimas' repertoire of light paintings created with a drone.Few things have the ability to bring people together like Baby Yoda. The star of the Disney+ original series, The Mandalorian, became a beloved cultural icon overnight and inspired fans everywhere.