"[T]here are only so many hours in the day, and we felt we could not do justice to both Star Wars and our Netflix projects. So we are regretfully stepping away," said Benioff and Weiss, in a statement sent to Hollywood Reporter.
Benioff and Weiss recently signed.
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said she hoped to "include them in the journey forward when they are able to step away from their busy schedule to focus on Star Wars."
Benioff and Weiss were first reported as getting involved in the. But not , after what many believed was .
It's been a big couple of weeks for Star Wars, with the release of the final trailer forand . The Benioff and Weiss trilogy may be no more, but there will be no shortage of Star Wars content over the next few years.