No word whether the new Star Wars series will get any cameos from well-known female characters like Rey (Daisy Ridley).
Star Wars movies , but it looks like a new TV series focusing on female characters could be on the way to might be slowing down . Disney Plus Netflix's co-creator Russian Doll Leslye Headland is writing and will serve as showrunner on the new Star Wars series, according to Variety on Wednesday.
No details have been revealed about casting, possible characters or storyline, but sources told Variety it will be "a female-centric series that takes place in a different part of the Star Wars timeline than other projects."
In addition to Russian Doll, Headland worked on the movie
Sleeping with Other People and the TV shows Terriers, Blunt Talk, SMILF and Black Monday.
Currently, Lucasfilm and Disney are hard at work on the
of the hit Star Wars series next season . The Mandalorian
Two other live-action Star Wars shows are also in the pipeline at Disney Plus -- a
series starring Rogue One prequel Diego Luna and an starring Obi-Wan Kenobi series Ewan McGregor.
Disney and Lucasfilm didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.