It was announced today that Lucasfilm President, Kathleen Kennedy has named Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker producer, Michelle Rejwan as the SVP of live action and development at Lucasfilm. Rejwan’s previous producing credits include Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek Into Darkness, Super 8 as well as providing her vocal talents for the 2016 Lego video game, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Kennedy stated, “Working with Michelle over the last seven years as a producer on both ‘The Force Awakens’ and now ‘The Rise of Skywalker,’ I have seen first-hand her skills collaborating with writers and directors, and I’ve been incredibly impressed with her creative skills and her ability to manage the complexity surrounding these massive projects,” said Kennedy. “I know the importance of building a team that you trust and have fun working with – it is paramount to our success.”
Michelle Rejwan’s role will be to oversee live-action feature films as well as content for the Disney+ streaming service for Lucasfilm.