Kathleen Kennedy, the boss of Lucasfilm, has weighed in on why she reckons George Lucas decided to return to his Star Wars universe and make his controversial prequel series.
Kennedy was at the awards show to receive a Bafta Fellowship, the highest accolade bestowed by the British Academy.
Maryann Brandon said she was editing 'The Rise of Skywalker' just 10 feet away from where director J.J. Abrams was shooting the film.
'The Rise of Skywalker' brings the main 'Star Wars' saga to an end after more than 40 years, leaving many questions about what comes next.
Watch the new characters turning up in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, because we might well be seeing some of them again.
Before The Rise of Skywalker even had a proper name, Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow was all set to direct and co-write Star Wars IX.
George Lucas is no great fan of the current state of the Star Wars franchise.
George Lucas was famously edged out of the production of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, after he sold his Lucasfilm firm to Disney in 2012.
The first ever Star Wars live action TV series will be overseen by Jungle Book director Jon Favreau. This is why the franchise is in safe hands.