Along with Jon Favreau, there are various different distinguished actors who’ve performed each MCU and “Star Wars” characters, reminiscent of Paul Bettany, Rosario Dawson, Benicio del Toro, Donald Glover, Oscar Isaac, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Lupita Nyong’o, Natalie Portman, Andy Serkis, Stellan Skarsgård, and Forest Whitaker. So there’s loads of palpable overlap onscreen between the MCU and “Star Wars” already, simply as there’s overlap between the assorted films and TV reveals set within the MCU. Favreau’s expertise working with Marvel and now Lucasfilm has given him some distinctive perception into how the 2 studios inform one another behind the digital camera as effectively:
“I communicate to [Marvel Studios president] Kevin Feige often, and we’re at all times watching one another’s stuff. Clearly, I’ve labored within the MCU and I am coping with individuals who labored in ‘Star Wars’ for a very long time. There’s quite a lot of overlap, and positively within the fan base. I believe one informs the opposite, that is simply the character of storytelling, on the technological facet in addition to stylistically.”
We nonetheless hear periodic updates about new “Star Wars” films that Disney and Lucasfilm have within the pipeline, like the one Damon Lindelof is developing with “Ms. Marvel” director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Within the meantime, the 2 most up-to-date “Star Wars” reveals from final yr, “Andor” and “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” introduced their lead actors, Diego Luna and Ewan McGregor, from the large display to the small display.
How quickly we’ll start to see “Star Wars” cross-pollinate within the different path is a query that is up within the air proper now. With a bit of luck, possibly in the future you may see Mando and Grogu coming quickly to a theater close to you.