The “Star Wars” sci-fi series began in the late 1970s. It has kept the audience captivated for nearly four decades and Disney feels that the time has come for a change. This decision could have come as a surprise to many fans. It is revealed that the creators of the “Game of Thrones” will now descend on the scene to impart a new look to this extremely popular series.

Sky News reports that Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, has confirmed the changes.

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She has praised the work of David Benioff and DB Weiss and said that they are among the best storytellers of the day. The two of them will write and produce the new series of "Star Wars" which will be a different fare altogether.

The change should be good

The films under the new combination may not be like the current episodes being developed by director Rian Johnson for “The Last Jedi.” In the opinion of Kathleen, the pair of David and Dan have a command over complex characters which will give a boost to the “Star Wars” series. The logic is simple – ring in changes to keep the interest alive. That is what Disney believes in.

Benioff and Weiss admit that the chance would help them to fulfill their dreams. They had wanted to be a part of the "Star Wars" franchise ever since the first film was released in the 1970s. They are rearing to go on the job once they complete their current assignment of the final season of “Game Of Thrones” – its filming is expected to finish by mid-2018.

Sci-fi movies never fail

The audience knows that movies are make-believe affairs and transport the viewer to another plane, more so if it is a sci-fi movie like “Star Wars” that has gone from strength to strength to strength.

Disney has now brought in a newcomer to handle the next set of stories, probably hoping to explore newer opportunities. The latest episode “The Last Jedi” was a blockbuster and the team of David Benioff and DB Weiss who gave us “Game Of Thrones” must ensure that the momentum is not lost.

Movies of this nature offer a respite from routine life to viewers of all ages and transport them into another world where they can let their imagination run wild. They lap up whatever is on offer. Such movies provide loads of opportunities for the makers to experiment. The new team could introduce new characters, but they must also have an eye on the box office. The “Star Wars” franchise is now passing on to this new group who will have to bear the responsibility of maintaining the tradition that has been set up over the past four decades.