'Star Wars: Episode IX' loses director Colin Trevorrow

The 'Star Wars' movie franchise has parted ways with another director with the reveal that Colin Trevorrow would no longer be directing the studio's scheduled 2019 film 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.

Walt Disney Co and Lucasfilm, in a statement on Tuesday, blamed differing visions for the project but did not name a replacement.

'Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on "Star Wars: Episode IX",' the statement said.

'Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process, but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ. We wish Colin the best and will be sharing more information about the film soon.'

The 'Star Wars' movie franchise has parted ways with director Colin Trevorrow (pictured, June 2017) who was set to helm the studio's scheduled 2019 film 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

The 'Star Wars' movie franchise has parted ways with director Colin Trevorrow (pictured, June 2017) who was set to helm the studio's scheduled 2019 film 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

Walt Disney Co and Lucasfilm, in a statement on Tuesday, blamed differing visions for the project but did not name a replacement (still from 'Episode VIII: The Last Jedi')

Walt Disney Co and Lucasfilm, in a statement on Tuesday, blamed differing visions for the project but did not name a replacement (still from 'Episode VIII: The Last Jedi')

Trevorrow, best known for directing 'Jurassic World', has been working on the ninth installment of the space saga for some time. The film had previously set a May 2019 release date (still from 'Episode VIII: The Last Jedi')

Trevorrow, best known for directing 'Jurassic World', has been working on the ninth installment of the space saga for some time. The film had previously set a May 2019 release date (still from 'Episode VIII: The Last Jedi')

Trevorrow is best known for directing 'Jurassic World', which grossed $1.6billion at the global box office, and has been working on the ninth installment of the space saga for some

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