In a now-deleted post on Instagram, stunt coordinator George Cottle confirmed that the production of the upcoming Disney + series will be with Lucasfilm. Star Wars: Skeleton Crew finally done. The upcoming sci-fi drama is expected to make its debut this year.
“That’s a wrap on Skeleton Crew!” Cottle wrote on Instagram (via The deadline). “Once again I am fortunate to be surrounded by some of the most amazing stunt performers I have ever worked with! I feel so lucky to have worked with all of you! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication! So excited for this!”
Further confirmation of the completion is an Instagram story of the actor Juliana Potter. “I miss mine Star Wars: Skeleton Crew stunt family. So grateful,” Potter wrote. “Can’t wait for the world to see what’s in store.”
Star Wars: Skeleton Crew was created and executive produced by Jon Watts and writer Christopher Ford, who previously collaborated on Spider-Man: Homecoming. With Oscar nominee Jude Law in the lead, the series takes place during the events that followed Return of the Jedi. Inspired by the classic Amblin films of the 80s, the project previously had a working title of Grammar Rodeowhich is a nod to a Simpsons episode that featured Bart on the run for a week in a stolen car.
The series is also executive produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and Kathleen Kennedy. Law is joined by a young cast consisting of children between 11 and 12. There are currently no announcements regarding the identity of the rest of the main cast.
Except for Skeleton Crew, Watts is also currently in another high-profile film in the form of an untitled thriller starring Oscar winners George Clooney and Brad Pitt. He is also set to produce the sixth episode of Final Destination for HBO Max.