Waititi officially confirmed to direct and co-write new Star Wars movie

Rumors broke in January that Waititi was being eyed for a “Star Wars” movie after joining the franchise as a voice actor in “The Mandalorian,” for which he also directed episodes. The movie stars MichaelFassbender as Dutch coach Thomas Rongen as he attempts the daunting task of turning the American Samoa soccer team from perennial losers into all-star winners.