The Increase Of Skywalker’ Needed To Be Edited Throughout Filming
What is now referred to as Star Wars: The Increase of Skywalker is being directed by J.J. Abrams, who likewise directed 2015’s The Force Awakens The important things is, the ninth Star Wars movie– which is the 3rd of the brand-new trilogy and the last entry in the Skywalker legend— was expected to be directed by Colin Trevorrow However that didn’t take place and Abrams was induced late into pre-production, that made for a tight shooting schedule. As an outcome, he and editor Maryann Brandon needed to cut video footage while they were still shooting it.
As explained by Collider, Brandon went over the “really brief schedule” she needed to deal with on Increase of Skywalker with the Daily Express “When we did The Force Awakens we began in May and we ended up shooting in October, and we were out [the following] Christmas,” she described. “For this movie, we didn’t begin up until August, so we weren’t done up until February shooting– so we have 4 months less time, and it’s a huge movie.”
If the loss of time weren’t enough, concurrently recording and modifying the film wasn’t something that Abrams was too crazy about. Brandon needed to persuade him to do it, once she began cutting shots for the movie mid-production, Abrams appeared to let go of his bookings. “I was on the set the whole time, and he got so utilized to it that he resembled, ‘you require to be less than 10 feet far from me at all times’– so if the cam would move 10 feet, I would move 10 feet,” she remembered.
Star Wars: The Increase of Skywalker blasts into theaters on December 20 th, 2019.